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From: Michael Peppler <mpeppler at MBAY dot NET>
Subject: Re: sybperl and perl 5.00401 on AIX
Date: Oct 6 1997 10:41PM

Marcotte, Lawrence wrote:
> 
> I played around with this today and I still didn't get anywhere
> 
> What happened was this:
> 
> The first thing I did was rebuild Perl to release 5.00403
> 
> I then rebuilt sybperl using my old source files. My makefile gave me
> the following output.
> 



> When I run make test I got the following output
> 
> ********************
>         LD_RUN_PATH="/database/sybase/lib:/lib" ld -o
> ..././blib/arch/auto/Sybase/DBlib/DBlib.so  -L/database/sybase/lib -H512
> -T512 -bhalt:4 -bM:SRE
> -bI:/usr/local/5.004_03/lib/perl5/aix/CORE/perl.exp -bE:DBlib.exp -b
> noentry -lc -L/usr/local/5.004_03/lib -L/usr/local/lib DBlib.o
> -L/database/sybase/lib -lsybdb -ltli -lm
>         chmod 755 .././blib/arch/auto/Sybase/DBlib/DBlib.so
>         PERL_DL_NONLAZY=1 /tmp/bintest/perl -I.././blib/arch
> -I.././blib/lib -I/usr/local/5.004_03/lib/perl5/aix
> -I/usr/local/5.004_03/lib/perl5 -e 'use Test::Harness qw(&runtests
> $verbose); $verbose=0; runtests @ARGV;' t/*.t
> t/bcp...............Value of  construct can be "0"; test with
> defined() at .././blib/lib/Sybase/BCP.pm line 567.
> Your vendor has not defined Sybase::DBlib macro sql, used at t/bcp.t
> line 47 (main).

This is a known problem on AIX (and I guess it should be reported
to the perl5-porters).

Edit DBlib.pm and move the __END__ tag to the very end of the file,
and do the same for CTlib.pm.


> 
> At this point I decided to try a newer version of Sybperl that is
> adverised to work better with Perl 5.004.03.  This wouldn't even compile
> because it couldn't find a symbol  (bsd_tcp) that it apparently didn't
> need before.  Any ideas?
> 
> ********************
>         cc -c -I/database/sybase/include -qmaxmem=8192 -D_ALL_SOURCE
> -D_ANSI_C_SOURCE -D_POSIX_SOURCE -I/usr/local/include -O
> -DVERSION=\"2.07b\"  -DXS_VERSION=\"2.07b\"
> -I/usr/local/5.004_03/lib/perl5/aix/CORE -DCTLIBVS=100
> -DSYBPLVER='"2.07b"' -DDO_TIE CTlib.c
>         LD_RUN_PATH="/database/sybase/lib:/lib" ld -o
> ..././blib/arch/auto/Sybase/CTlib/CTlib.so  -L/database/sybase/lib -H512
> -T512 -bhalt:4 -bM:SRE
> -bI:/usr/local/5.004_03/lib/perl5/aix/CORE/perl.exp -bE:CTlib.exp -b
> noentry -lc -L/usr/local/5.004_03/lib -L/usr/local/lib CTlib.o
> -L/database/sybase/lib -lct -lcs -ltcl -lcomn -lintl -ltli -lm
> ld: 0711-317 ERROR: Undefined symbol: bsd_tcp
> ld: 0711-345 Use the -bloadmap or -bnoquiet option to obtain more

You haven't fixed the CONFIG file for the new version. YOu need
to set EXTRALIBS=-linsck in sybperl's CONFIG on AIX.

Michael


> On Monday, October 06, 1997 12:15 PM, Michael Peppler
> [SMTP:mpeppler@mbay.net] wrote:
> > Lawrence & Elizabeth Marcotte wrote:
> > >
> > > I recently loaded perl 5.00401 on a server at work.  Sybperl does
> not
> > > work anymore.  This happened on an AIX machine running v.4 of the
> > > operating system.  Has anyone else run into this problem.
> >
> > Nancy Stevens wrote:
> > > Hi.  I was using CTlib (syb_perl version 2_07), with Perl version
> 5_003
> > > and everything was working fine.  I just upgraded to Perl version
> > > 5_004_3 (including the patch) and now when I try to connect to
> ctlib, I
> > > get the following errors (this in on AIX):
> > >
> > > perl -de 0
> > > main::(-e:1):   0
> > > DB<1> use Sybase::CTlib;
> > > DB<2>  $d = Sybase::CTlib->ct_connect(uid, pwd);
> > > Signal SEGV at /usr/local/lib/perl5/perl5db.pl line 1067
> > >         DB::DB called at -e line 1
> > > IOT/Abort trap(coredump)
> >
> >
> > As Ed Barlow noted, you need to rebuild sybperl.
> >
> > Perl 5.004 has changed some of the internal data structures and calls
> > that it uses, and this is probably what causes the SEGV.
> >
> > I didn't immediately connect this problem (that Nancy Stevens also
> > experienced) with the internal changes in perl 5.004 because you
> > get a much more explicit message from Solaris when symbols are
> > missing...
> >
> > Michael
> > --
> > Michael Peppler       -||-  Data Migrations Inc.
> > mpeppler@datamig.com  -||-  http://www.mbay.net/~mpeppler

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