SPUG: XML::Simple not playing well with Apache/mod_perl?
james at banshee.com
Thu Sep 29 12:16:10 PDT 2005
I've got a problem with Apache 1.33 and XML::Simple, or at least I think I
Apache is dying with these sorts of errors:
Attempt to free unreferenced scalar: SV 0xa2a4394, Perl interpreter:
A thread exited while 2 threads were running.
(note that I'm not trying to use threads in my mod_perl code, but might be
doing so in CPAN libraries.)
When I remove the call to XMLin (from XML::Simple), these errors go away.
When I put the call back in, the errors come back, 100% of the time. (Easy
Anyone else run into something like this? It doesn't seem likely that
XML::Simple would cause mod_perl to die like this, but the gun appears to be
warm to the touch if not exactly smoking.
- James Moore
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