VNCServer Perl script start error on RH 5.2

Giuseppe J. Crisafulli jcrisafulli "at" xram.com
Wed, 02 Dec 1998 04:21:23 +0000


Hi all,

Replace the line:"eval socket" with "use socket" and every thing will work
perfectly.

Cheers,

Jr.

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> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-vnc-list "at" orl.co.uk [mailto:owner-vnc-list "at" orl.co.uk]On
> Behalf Of James B. MacLean
> Sent: Tuesday, December 01, 1998 10:02 PM
> To: vnc-list "at" orl.co.uk
> Subject: Re: VNCServer Perl script start error on RH 5.2
>
>
> Hi LeRoy,
>
> I just installed vnc on 5.2 here tonight and am seeing this. It appears
> that the call to require sys/socket.ph is failing with that error.
>
> I have not gone any further with it, but forced CheckDisplayNumber to
> return 1 and commented out the call to require sys/socket.ph for testing.
>
> Now someone can give the correct answer :),
> JES
> --
> On Wed, 2 Dec 1998, LeRoy Isaac wrote:
>
> > I use VNC daily, but the recent upgrade to RedHat 5.2 caused the
> > vncserver to stop working. I start the vncserver with the command
> > "vncserver", and I receive the following message:
> > Prototype mismatch: sub main::__need_size_t vs () at (eval 44) line 1.
> > String found where operator expected at (eval 148) line 1, near
> > "&__const 'struct sockaddr'"
> >         (Missing operator before  'struct sockaddr'?)
> > Out of memory!
> > The vncserver process consumes memory until an "Out of memory!" error
> > appears.
> > Does anyone have any ideas?
> > --
> > LeRoy Isaac
> > SSMC - Tools, Deployment, Support
> > leroy.isaac "at" eds.com
>
> James B. MacLean        macleajb "at" ednet.ns.ca
> Department of Education http://www.ednet.ns.ca/~macleajb
> Nova Scotia, Canada
> B3M 4B2
>
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