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All the Perl that's Practical to Extract and Report

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  • The search results included rpm.pbone.net, rpmfind.net and a slew of others. The first two are usually helpful but not this time. I also ran across: http://orion.lcg.ufrj.br/RPMS/myrpms-f8-x86_64/repoview/repoview/libxcb-0-1.0-4. fc8.html [lcg.ufrj.br]
    • Awesome! Thank you! My searching only took me to sites with stale results for that package; every download link they provided went to an Updates directory that no longer had that version of the package.

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      J. David works really hard, has a passion for writing good software, and knows many of the world's best Perl programmers
  • ... the Yum cache?

    ll /var/cache/yum/development/packages/libX11*

    What about the Java bug thread [sun.com] which is marked "Release Fixed 7(b22), 6u10(b09) (Bug ID:2155962) , 6-open(b03) (Bug ID:2156535)"? You might have some luck with the comment about using sed to fix the problem (search for "Submitted On 01-JUN-2007").

    • Thanks! That's the kind of information I was hoping someone could clue me in to. Unfortunately the package isn't in the cache on either of my machines. :)

      I finally found where whoever released 1.0-4 in Fedora mentioned a patch that was included and a bug number that was fixed. Unfortunately they left a digit out of the bug number. The bug they listed was completely unrelated, consisting of about five messages about a problem in 2001 ... and finally a message in 2007-12 saying "Here's libxcb-1.0-4 and it

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      J. David works really hard, has a passion for writing good software, and knows many of the world's best Perl programmers
  • export LIBXCB_ALLOW_SLOPPY_LOCK=true
  • I know that Mandriva keeps its packages versioned in a version control system. Red Hat probably does the same and you should be able to see what has changed by using the logs and the diffs.

    • Haven't found it as of yet. I'm sure it's there, though.

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      J. David works really hard, has a passion for writing good software, and knows many of the world's best Perl programmers