rlm_perl / rlm_python

Jonathan De Graeve Jonathan.De.Graeve at imelda.be
Fri Sep 9 23:56:23 CEST 2005

I think there's a bug in the latest perl versions.

When you are running Debian 3.1 (perl 5.8.4) and want experimental
package you may want to link libperl.so into freeradius, if you don't
you get an error when you start the freeradius server with rlm_perl

/usr/sbin/freeradius: relocation error: /usr/lib/perl/5.8/auto/IO/IO.so:
undefined symbol: Perl_Tstack_sp_ptr (failed!  run '/usr/sbin/freeradius
-x' to find out why.)

I solved this with recompile configure option: 

You also can do LD_PRELOAD=/usr/lib/libperl.so freeradius but I would
suggest the first option...


Jonathan De Graeve
Network/System Administrator
Imelda vzw
Informatica Dienst
Jonathan.de.graeve at imelda.be

-----Oorspronkelijk bericht-----
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[mailto:freeradius-users-bounces at lists.freeradius.org] Namens Thor
Verzonden: vrijdag 9 september 2005 23:19
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Onderwerp: Re: rlm_perl / rlm_python

ricklim at telus.net wrote:
> Hi there,
> Could someone tell me what versions of freeradius have rlm_perl?

All latest version have it. But it's unstable and therefore you have to
compile from source using --with-experimental-modules

> Do I have to install the 1.0.4 version to get rlm_perl?

No, but latest version is best :)

> A very subjective question here... what is better to use rlm_perl or
> rlm_python?

I think that rlm_perl is likely to be supported better than rlm_python.

> I would have to learn python, but if the general concensus is to go
> with python I'll do it.

Go for rlm_perl

Groeten, Regards, Salutations,

Thor Spruyt
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