[Logwatch] 6.1.1-2 hangs on RH7.3

Bjorn L. bl_logwatch at mblmail.net
Mon Jun 13 22:32:19 MST 2005

It appears that we hit a bug in perl 5.6, fixed in 5.8.
Perl 5.6.1 is shipped with RedHat 7.3, and it would also
impact any other systems with perl 5.6.  Perl 5.8 was
released in July 2002, so these systems should be a

Attached  is a patch for scripts/services/http, which
has also been committed to cvs.  The patch works for
perl 5.6 and later.

Thanks to Barry Gould and Markus Lude for testing and
helping isolate the problem.

Barry Gould wrote:
> Hi,
> logwatch-6.1.1-2.noarch.rpm
> seems to hang on RedHat 7.3
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