Adventures with Heisenbug Alpha

Chuck Forsberg WA7KGX caf at omen.com
Mon Sep 23 23:10:54 UTC 2013


On 09/23/2013 02:14 AM, Adam Williamson wrote:
> On Mon, 2013-09-23 at 10:07 +1000, Ankur Sinha wrote:
>> On Sun, 2013-09-22 at 15:39 -0700, Chuck Forsberg WA7KGX wrote:
>>> The following script no longer
>>> generates the vlf6.plt file as it used to.  The ds5 program works
>>> properly
>>> when invoked from the shell.
>>>
>>> <?php
>>>       $command = "ds5 +2000 -0.25 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8  >/u/h/vlf6.plt
>>> 2>/dev/null";
>>>       system($command);
>>>       $command ="cd /u/h;  tek2gif vlf6.plt 2>/dev/null";
>>>       system($command);
>>> ?>
>> Can you please file a bug? The concerned maintainer may or may not be
>> watching the QA mailing list.
> Ten to one it's a change in upstream PHP. I would check that before
> filing any bugs.
Apparently httpd is now suid apache.  I changed some ownerships
and permissions and now the old scripts run again.

This mini flag day should be mentioned in the release notes.

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