Fink & 10.4.9 Problem Solved!

We have a solution. The was that the 10.4.9 upgrade changes the Storable cpan module for Perl. The solution came from Peter Walsham at Axomic. I just tried it and it works. (Interesting to note that CPAN reported that my Storable module was version 2.15 before I tried this. Something must have been eaten in the OSX 10.4.9 upgrade.)

Thanks Pete!

Hi,

We just encountered this on a 10.4.9 server

We managed to fix the problem by getting the latest version of Storable and installing it into:

/System/Library/Perl/5.8.6/darwin-thread-multi-2level/auto/*
/System/Library/Perl/5.8.6/darwin-thread-multi-2level/Storable.pm

Get the release from…

http://search.cpan.org/~ams/Storable-2.15/
http://search.cpan.org/CPAN/authors/id/A/AM/AMS/Storable-2.15.tar.gz

…as root do

tar -xvzf Storable-2.15.tar.gz
cd Storable-2.15
perl Makefile.PL
make
make test
make install

Pete

Published by Ian Glazer

Ian Glazer is a senior analyst for Burton Group’s Identity and Privacy Strategies service. He covers identity audit, user provisioning, controls management, and privacy. Prior to joining Burton Group, Ian was senior director, of program management at Approva Corporation, director of identity strategy at Trusted Network Technologies, and senior product manager at IBM where he was a top-ranked product manager on the IBM Tivoli Identity Manager team, heading provisioning offerings for small and medium businesses. Ian is a strong advocate for industry standards and efficacy. He was a contributor to OASIS Provisioning Services Technical Committee and is a co-inventor of the patent pending Web Services Federated Provisioning. Ian is a frequent speaker and panelist at identity leadership events and is an active blogger identity management and security issues.

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