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From: "Stepan, Jamison" <Jamison dot Stepan at state dot mn dot us>
Subject: RE: Successful CTLib on RedHat Linux 5.1 with Apache
Date: Sep 3 1998 12:42PM
Tried it and it seems to work great! Many thanks Brad!
(and thaks Mihai for updating the rpm's)!
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Mihai Ibanescu [SMTP:firstname.lastname@example.org]
> Sent: Thursday, September 03, 1998 3:04 AM
> To: SybPerl Discussion List
> Cc: email@example.com
> Subject: Re: Successful CTLib on RedHat Linux 5.1 with Apache
> On Thu, 3 Sep 1998, Brad Dietrich wrote:
> > All,
> > After searching for an answer to the same problem I see on you mailing
> > list, I decided to take it upon myself to institute the fixes to the
> > problems that were found by Ted Law. I wasn't sure how to provide a
> > smaller patch version of the offending library, so the tar ball included
> > contains the full patched library as well as source, object and library
> > code for the glue function that I implimented (under Michael Peppler's
> > suggestion).
> > Basically, I just renamed the function sigaction to sybaction in the
> > libsybtcl.a library, then implimented sybaction to convert the
> > structures between the one expected by glibc on RedHat and the one ctlib
> > was compiled against.
> > I compiled sybperl by linking in the library libsybaction.a which is
> > included in both source and binary format by including it in the
> > extralibs file. Probably could be included in the CONFIG file as well.
> > *shrug*.
> > I have had success running with the resulting perl binary under Apache
> > on my RedHat 5.1 (kernel 2.0.35), but don't offer any guarantees for
> > anyone else.
> > I reccomend backing up your libsybtcl.a file as the one included in here
> > has been modified.
> > You can get my fix at:
> > ftp://ns1.focusc-clients.com/pub/ctlib-rhlinux-fix.tar.gz
> > Please feel free to distribute if you would like.
> > cheers,
> > -Brad
> > P.S. Michael, I am copying you in case I didn't address this mail
> > properly to go to the whole list. Also, please feel free to include on
> > your website if you feel it deserves it.
> Great work, Brad.
> RedHat users, I'll upload the modified rpm to Redhat's contrib
> directory. The (working) packages are named:
> In the meantime, they are available at the usual location:
> This seems to fix the libtermcap problem as well.
> Good luck,
> Mihai Ibanescu Dynamic Network Technologies
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