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From Fred Moyer <>
Subject Re: Apache::DBI 1.07 requires global $r
Date Mon, 14 Jul 2008 03:39:14 GMT
Perrin Harkins wrote:
> On Sun, Jul 13, 2008 at 5:40 PM, Fred Moyer <> wrote:
>> I see a couple issues with the patch that caused this, but I'm not sure what
>> problem the patch was trying to solve.
> Looks like it was trying to solve the rollback cleanup not working at
> all for MP2.  Pretty serious bug.

Ah, yeah that is serious :)

>> I can offer up some tuits to release 1.08 and roll that patch back.  I'm not
>> sure how many users are using global $r with mod_perl, but I would guess
>> that the global request is a bigger issue than the problem which the patch
>> was supposed to solve.
> I think it's the opposite in this case.  Enabling global $r is no
> biggie and anyone can do it.  Not having the rollback work is serious.

Coll, I will roll with global $r for now.

> I'm about to be off the grid camping for a few days, but I can help
> you figure out a fix for this when I get back if it's not resolved by
> then.

Great.  Thanks for the response.

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