Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 450289
Old buggy CGI.pm supplied with Fedora 8 & 9
Last modified: 2008-06-12 22:19:14 EDT
Description of problem:
perl's CGI.pm supplied with Fedora 8 and Fedora 9 is buggy regarding
UTF-8 handling. The first version of CGI.pm where this problem is fixed
From the CGI.pm Changelog:
2. Patch from Rafael Garcia-Suarez to correctly reencode unicode values as
To fix: upgrade CGI.pm to version 3.31 or above
I made update to v3.37 for F-9 week ago.
I can update it also for F-8, but please test it and let me know how it's
perl-5.8.8-40.fc8 has been submitted as an update for Fedora 8
perl-5.8.8-40.fc8 has been pushed to the Fedora 8 testing repository. If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.
If you want to test the update, you can install it with
su -c 'yum --enablerepo=updates-testing update perl'. You can provide feedback for this update here: http://admin.fedoraproject.org/updates/F8/FEDORA-2008-5251
Looks good, many thanks!
perl-5.8.8-40.fc8 has been pushed to the Fedora 8 stable repository. If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.