[CentOS-devel] Re: Building perl (and perl threads memory leak)...

James Olin Oden james.oden at gmail.com
Fri Mar 9 17:05:53 UTC 2007

On 3/9/07, James Olin Oden <james.oden at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi All,
> I'm trying to rebuild the version of perl that is in CentOS 4.3 to
> update the version of threads::shared(3pm) that has a serious memory
> leak in it.  When I try to build it some of the tests its running fail
> (failure went off my screen but I'll have that in a moment) and it
> failed to build.  BTW, I'm building on a CentOS 4.2 system.
> So my questions are two fold:
>   - Does anyone know of any known issues with building the perl SRPM in
>     general?
>   - Once I have the latest threads::shared in buildable SRPM is there
> an interest
>     in picking that up, or is there anyone that would like to put it
> in a repository?
Correction I'm building on CentOS 4.3 and I pulled the SRPM from CentOS 4.4.

The test that is failing is the t/op/pwent test.  I'll be looking at
why its failing, but the same questions still apply.


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