Perl Enabling / Disabling

John Konings john at
Fri Feb 11 13:18:58 UTC 2005


Here the log

Server status:
Server running
Allowing remote connections
Parameters c 10 i 50 (1) l 1000000 o 1011 t 300 H 2 T 60 X 0 normal
Not reserved
Readers separate enabled
Perl filtering disabled

As you can see the perl filtering is disabled. And I also think that this
Has to do with a other problem.

Innreport give my the next error on my terminal


[root at skully html]# /usr/lib/news/bin/innreport -f /etc/news/innreport.conf
Error in /etc/news/innreport.conf line 11: must be 'section' instead of '#'

The configfile is a standard file and the directorys are made in /www/html



-----Original Message-----
From: inn-workers-bounce at [mailto:inn-workers-bounce at] On
Behalf Of Jeffrey M.Vinocur
Sent: Friday, February 11, 2005 2:05 PM
To: INN Workers (E-mail)
Subject: Re: Perl Enabling / Disabling

On Feb 11, 2005, at 3:06 AM, John Konings wrote:

> I have installed RH 9.0 with INN and standard is perl disabled I 
> suppose
> because My logfile tells me that everyday.

What does the log say?

> How can I enable perl with INN without compiling a new version.

If there truly is no Perl support compiled in, then you can't use 
embedded Perl.  I'd be surprised if that's the case, though, since 
Redhat likes to ship INN with Cleanfeed (a Perl filter).

Jeffrey M. Vinocur
jeff at

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