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From "Steve Hay" <>
Subject RE: APR errors not working on Win32
Date Thu, 23 Dec 2010 11:48:06 GMT
Steve Hay wrote on 2010-12-13:
> Steve Hay wrote on 2010-12-08:
>> I have some mod_perl-2 software which keeps causing the Apache server
>> to crash, and I believe the cause of it is users pressing the Stop
>> button in their browsers, causing the pipe to be broken, which then
>> leads to the crash when CGI::Carp's fatalsToBrowser feature tries to
>> send an HTML error message to the browser (... saying that data can't
>> be sent to the client!!!).
>> I want to catch the "broken pipe" error and simply log it in the
>> error.log, and rethrow other exceptions (to be picked up by
>> fatalsToBrowser), but instead of getting an APR::Error object, I'm
>> getting a string saying "APR does not understand this error code"
> Found where the problem is. PerlIOApache_write() mistakenly called
> Perl_croak() with a stringified apr_status_t instead of using
> MP_RUN_CROAK() (which makes a proper APR::Error object to croak with)
> like PerlIOApache_flush() does.
> The attached patch fixes this.
> I will apply it soon unless anyone knows of any reason why
> PerlIOApache_write() should be different.

Now applied as r1052232.

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