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Fedora 9 Update: perl-libwww-perl-5.816-1.fc9



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Fedora Update Notification
FEDORA-2008-8765
2008-10-09 04:48:29
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Name        : perl-libwww-perl
Product     : Fedora 9
Version     : 5.816
Release     : 1.fc9
URL         : http://search.cpan.org/dist/libwww-perl/
Summary     : A Perl interface to the World-Wide Web
Description :
The libwww-perl collection is a set of Perl modules which provides a
simple and consistent application programming interface to the
World-Wide Web.  The main focus of the library is to provide classes
and functions that allow you to write WWW clients. The library also
contain modules that are of more general use and even classes that
help you implement simple HTTP servers.

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Update Information:

Update to the latest version which should bring back missing binaries (f.e.
POST). Also there is handled tainted problem.
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ChangeLog:

* Tue Oct  7 2008 Marcela Mašláňová <mmaslano redhat com> 5.816-1
- update to 5.816
- fix #465855 - add --aliases into INSTALLDIRS
- use upstream patch for previous problem (see rt 38736)
* Mon Sep 22 2008 Marcela Maslanova <mmaslano redhat com> 5.814-3
- use untaint patch from Villa Skyte
* Thu Sep 18 2008 Marcela Maslanova <mmaslano redhat com> 5.814-2
- update to 5.814
- tests for testing sending messages failed->net problem?
  tests switched off for a while
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References:

  [ 1 ] Bug #461955 - Taint mode problem with Perl 5.10
        https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=461955
  [ 2 ] Bug #465855 - perl-libwww-perl: should provide /usr/bin/{HEAD,GET,POST}
        https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=465855
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This update can be installed with the "yum" update program.  Use 
su -c 'yum update perl-libwww-perl' at the command line.
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