Bug 614347 - sa-update quits with numeric error
sa-update quits with numeric error
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 612879
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
Classification: Red Hat
Component: perl-Archive-Tar (Show other bugs)
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Reported: 2010-07-14 04:10 EDT by tomczyk
Modified: 2010-07-14 06:04 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2010-07-14 04:35:11 EDT
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Description tomczyk 2010-07-14 04:10:48 EDT
Description of problem:
After updating CentOS 5.5 to latest version perl-Archive-Tar-1.39.1-1.el5_5.1.noarch.rpm 
sa-update (spamassassin version 3.2.5) is quiting with this error:
Argument "1.39_01" isn't numeric in subroutine entry at /usr/bin/sa-update line 81.


Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
perl-Archive-Tar-1.39.1-1.el5_5.1.noarch.rpm


How reproducible:
update to perl-Archive-Tar-1.39.1-1.el5_5.1.noarch.rpm and run sa-update


Additional info:
Changin $VERSION vlauer in in /usr/lib/perl5/vendor_perl/5.8.8/Archive/Tar.pm

from
$VERSION = "1.39_01";

to
$VERSION = "1.3901";

"fixed" this. 
sa-update complains about any non-numeric character after the first "." in $VERSION
Comment 1 Petr Pisar 2010-07-14 04:35:11 EDT

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of bug 612879 ***

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