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openSUSE-RU-2010:0472-1 (low): perl: This update fixes a crash caused by the use of constants.
  • From: maintenance@xxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Thu, 5 Aug 2010 17:08:16 +0200 (CEST)
  • Message-id: <20100805150817.3520EBE29@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
openSUSE Recommended Update: perl: This update fixes a crash caused by the
use of constants.

Announcement ID: openSUSE-RU-2010:0472-1
Rating: low
References: #621856 #624628
Affected Products:
openSUSE 11.3

An update that has two recommended fixes can now be


If a constant is defined with the 'use constant' pragma,
perl may crash later on when the constant is used as
function argument (like in a print statement). Also, a bug
in the h2ph translator was fixed that led to spurious
warnings about if 'perl -w' was used.

Patch Instructions:

To install this openSUSE Recommended Update use YaST online_update.
Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product:

- openSUSE 11.3:

zypper in -t patch perl-2828

To bring your system up-to-date, use "zypper patch".

Package List:

- openSUSE 11.3 (i586 src x86_64):


- openSUSE 11.3 (i586 x86_64):


- openSUSE 11.3 (x86_64):


- openSUSE 11.3 (noarch):



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