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  1. A

    Problem with updating PERL, after upgrade from 11.2 to 11.4

    Hey Sorry if I post in the wrong forum category. I updated (freebsd-update) Freebsd from 11.2 to 11.3 and then to 11.4-RELEASE-p4. System (and all services) works OK ;) I want update very old ports by postmaster. I have strange error when trying update perl 5.28 to 5.32. added in...
  2. B

    No perl

    Today, on FreeBSd-12.1p10, I ran a script that has been working on FreeBSD for years and got this result: env: perl: No such file or directory. Which is, to put it mildly, bizarre. So I checked for perl: which perl | echo $? ==> 1. So, no perl installed. So I checked that: pkg info -x...
  3. scotia

    Updating Perl fails because of Python sphinx

    I'm upgrading Perl as advised in UPDATING using the following: portmaster -bdgyf `pkg shlib -qR libperl.so.5.28` which re-builds net-snmp which re-builds mysql which re-builds cmake which requires python which requires py37-sphinx I have python2.7 installed already (and therefore sphinx)...
  4. Keve

    Solved Custom building a port (maybe more than one)

    For one of my projects I need Perl to access data from a database. SQLite3 would be perfectly suitable for my needs, except for the fact that by default SQLite does not know my national characters. For example, a SELECT UPPER(person_name) FROM people; turns all ASCII characters of the name to...
  5. Keve

    Solved Script (pw) to change a user account password

    Recently I decided to extend the functionality of my home server, so I could change my FreeBSD password through the web interface I put together. A little research led me to the manual page of pw, and I found exactly what I needed. pw usermod -n johnsmith -h fd However, I have trouble...
  6. M

    Problems with installing tor

    Hello everyone, I'm a noobie to BSD systems and got some problems with installing tor and virtualbox-ose from ports. My system is 11.1-RELEASE. cd /usr/ports/security/tor (or simular with virtualbox) make install clean ... configure: error: perl 5.8 required ===> Script "configure" failed...
  7. sysnes

    Send command to jail from main host - Socket with openssl api

    Hi, first of all I want to thanks for this community, this forum have rich content. Is possible to send a command from the main host to jail host? Like this: ezjail-admin console WEBSERVER | nginx -s reload I want to restart a service and check status, so I think I need to do this via...
  8. Bill Evans at Mariposa

    Perl Perl script to run as root (generalized)

    I would like to be able to run certain Perl scripts on my system as root, even though the "user" calling them is not running as root. For each script I can write a C wrapper, setting setuid root for that wrapper; the wrapper would change the UID to 0 and then call the Perl script, which itself...
  9. sidetone

    Perl5 vulnerability

    All versions of Perl5 have been vulnerable since Thursday, but then the prevention from installing it was ignored in the portstree and packages. It is required for x-11/xorg, (any version of) LLVM and most other packages. How much of a vulnerability is it? perl 5-5.20.3_13 is vulnerable: perl...
  10. rtwingfield

    End of script output before headers

    I can finally execute a "Hello world" Perl script from a command line (have encountered numerous problems with upgrade to perl5-5.24.0), but when called from a Firefox browser session, the following errors are reported: [Thu Jun 02 04:47:00.927168 2016] [cgi:error] [pid 73280] [client...
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