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Re: [mp1] Apache::AuthDBI segfaults under Fedora Core 1?

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  • Stas Bekman
    ... Excellent :) ... If you don t use threads and you build your own perl, you should build it with threads disabled. You will get a faster and smaller perl.
    Message 1 of 4 , Apr 5, 2005
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      John Callender wrote:
      > On Apr 4, 2005, at 7:56 PM, Stas Bekman wrote:
      >
      >> John Callender wrote:
      >>
      >>> In moving some web sites from a server running Red Hat Linux release
      >>> 7.3 (Valhalla) to one running Fedora Core release 1 (Yarrow), I'm
      >>> finding that attempts to authenticate under mod_perl using
      >>> Apache::AuthDBI, which were working normally on the RH 7.3 server,
      >>> are producing segfaults on the FC1 server.
      >
      >
      >> I'd suggest to cleanup your perl's lib tree first, nuking all paths
      >> with 5.8.2, 5.8.1 and 5.8.0 in it. May be you get some binary
      >> incompatible module loaded which causes the crush.
      >
      >
      > That appears to have solved my problem. I needed to install DBI and
      > DBD::mysql from source after removing the 5.8.0, 5.8.1, and 5.8.2 paths
      > from the perl lib tree, because the FC1 distribution apparently came
      > with those installed under 5.8.0. But having done that, Apache::AuthDBI
      > is authenticating properly, with no segfaults.

      Excellent :)

      > Thank you very much for your help.
      >
      >> Your perl is thread-enabled, do you by chance spawn perl threads
      >> anywhere? Did you try building perl with -Uusethreads?
      >
      >
      > As far as I'm aware, we're not using threads anywhere on the server. I
      > haven't tried building perl with -Uusethreads, no.

      If you don't use threads and you build your own perl, you should build it
      with threads disabled. You will get a faster and smaller perl.


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