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Re: [pcp] problem with perl pmdas

To: Nathan Scott <nscott@xxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [pcp] problem with perl pmdas
From: Ken McDonell <kenj@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 06 Aug 2009 18:32:44 +1000
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OK, but I'm still going to push for my libcp patch.

On Thu, 2009-08-06 at 15:06 +1000, Nathan Scott wrote:
> ----- "Ken McDonell" <kenj@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> 
> > There is a serious problem with the perl pmdas ... first noticed with
> > qa
> > 162 where the qa controlling script (check) receives a SIGTERM when
> > the
> > qa test is run!!!
> > 
> > Tracked down to the news pmda install.
> > ...
> > So, I've gone ahead with the attached patch to libpcp/src/util.c and
> > leave the perl bog to someone who knows better ... 8^)>
> 
> This was fixed two or three weeks back (sorry!).  pcp-2.9.0 has the
> fix (IIRC, pcp-2.8.10(or so?) introduced the regression).
> 
> cheers.
> 
> ps: there was much discussion on the #pcp irc channel on this one,
> I shoulda sent a summary to the list (hi Jonathan!) but it dropped
> off my radar - apologies!
> 

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