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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)!

Jamison


> -----Original Message-----
> From:	Mihai Ibanescu [SMTP:misa@dntis.ro]
> Sent:	Thursday, September 03, 1998 3:04 AM
> To:	SybPerl Discussion List
> Cc:	mpeppler@mbay.net
> 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:
> 
> sybperl-2.09_05-2.i386.rpm
> sybperl-ctlib-2.09_05-2.i386.rpm
> 
> 	In the meantime, they are available at the usual location:
> 
> ftp://sysadm.dntis.ro/pub/devel/sybperl
> 
> 	NOTE!
> 	This seems to fix the libtermcap problem as well.
> 
> Good luck,
> 
> 						Mihai
> 
> 	Mihai Ibanescu			Dynamic Network Technologies 
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