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From "Philippe M. Chiasson" <>
Subject [RELEASE CANDIDATE] mod_perl-1.31 RC8
Date Mon, 11 May 2009 01:40:25 GMT
The mod_perl 1.31 release candidate 8 is ready. It can be downloaded here:

SHA1(mod_perl-1.31-rc8.tar.gz)= 36c0e59a374dbd490da061c6b45b8e11d1f80309
MD5(mod_perl-1.31-rc8.tar.gz)= 0c2808ccf669fea79760636e425f38b3

Please give it a spin in your favorite configuration and report
any problems. Especially needed against Perl-5.10 and on Windows.

The summary of what has changed since 1.30 are (from Changes):

Fix static APACI build on Mac OS X. [Gozer]

Fix XSS vulnerability in Apache::Status reported by
Richard J. Brain, CVE-2009-0796
[Fred Moyer]

On Win32, mod_perl.h needs to include <malloc.h> before the perl
headers, at least when built with USE_ITHREADS
[Steve Hay]

Win32 needs PERL_SYS_INIT/PERL_SYS_TERM calls when built with
USE_ITHREADS [sic--that's different to USE_THREADS]. In fact,
they ought to be always called if they are defined
[Steve Hay]

Fix potential segfault when the environment contains
NULL values [Mike Schilli]

Fix static APACI build against newer apache-1.3.38+

Fixed modules/regex.t test 4 on Win32
[Steve Hay]

Avoid possible segfault when PerlFreshRestart is On.
[Michael Rendell <>]

Prevent segfault when running with perl >= 5.9.3
[Steve Hay]

Fix shared libary extensions on Win32 to be .dll not .so
[Nikolay Ananiev <>]

Patch to mod_perl.dsp to remove /D _WINSOCK2API_ on Win32
for perl >= 5.8.6 [Steve Hay]

Philippe M. Chiasson     GPG: F9BFE0C2480E7680 1AE53631CB32A107 88C3A5A5       m/gozer\@(apache|cpan|ectoplasm)\.org/

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