upgrade to perl 5.8.1, no go

Julian Field mailscanner at ecs.soton.ac.uk
Tue Oct 21 16:32:34 IST 2003

What happens if you remove the "eval" wrapper around the setlogsock code on
line 67?

At 16:29 21/10/2003, you wrote:
>   I upgraded from perl 5.8.0 to 5.8.1, and reinstalled the modules
>MS perl modules required.  With 5.8.1, MailScanner won't start, giving
>the following error in debug mode:
>In Debugging mode, not forking...
>unix dgram connect: Socket operation on non-socket at
>/opt/MailScanner/lib/MailScanner/Log.pm line 132
>no connection to syslog available at
>/opt/MailScanner/lib/MailScanner/Log.pm line 132
>The list archives didn't shed light on this.  Perl 581 passed all of its
>tests, including the syslog test -- it scribbled into syslog.
>My setup: Sun V1280, Solaris 9, perl built with Solaris
>Forte 7 cc compiler.  Other perl apps are happy on this box.
>By changing my /usr/bin/perl syslink to point back to perl5.8.0, everything
>runs again.
>Any ideas?
>--- Jeff Earickson
>     Colby College

Julian Field
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