Apache 1.3.37 crashes with Cache::Memcached 1.20 and higher

Matthieu PATOU mp at oxado.com
Tue Jul 17 13:50:30 UTC 2007

Kevin Old a écrit :
> Hello everyone,
> We've been using memcached and Cache::Memcached for several years now
> and have been running fine on version 1.18 of Cache::Memcached for
> over a year.
> We recently added a few new servers to our cluster and installed the
> latest Cache::Memcached from CPAN and find that from versions 1.20
> thru 1.23 for 1 out of every 100 requests to varying pages results in
> a crash of the Apache child process (output is below).  A new child is
> spawned, but that user's request isn't completed.
> Is anyone else seeing this problem?
It's a problem do to a weird problem with the orassign operator in PERL.
See http://lists.danga.com/pipermail/memcached/2007-June/004511.html
I'm quite sure that the code in SVN already integrate the fix.


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