[rt-users] Couldn't compile CustomCommitCode codeblock ... panic: sv_setpvn called with negative strlen -2 at /usr/share/perl5/Devel/StackTrace.pm line 53.

Michael Mol mikemol at gmail.com
Wed Aug 6 16:28:23 EDT 2014

On Wed, Aug 6, 2014 at 4:16 PM, Alex Vandiver <alexmv at bestpractical.com> wrote:
> On 08/06/2014 02:39 PM, Michael Mol wrote:
>> Code snippet is now:
>> ### Begin snippet
>> # Find the message from transactionobj->content
>> # Set the subject to the message by using ticketobj->SetSubject
>> my $body = $self->TransactionObj->Content;
>> my @lines = split(m/\n/, $body);
>> my $trapID = $lines[0];
>> my $message = $lines[2];
>> $self->TicketObj->SetSubject("$trapID -- $message);
>> ### End snippet
> You're missing a closing double-quote on the last line.  If that's the
> problem, it's quite impressive that managed set panic perl -- can you
> show the output of `perl -V` ?

Well, for the love of...that fixed it. (And cripes, how did I miss
that?) Anyway, thanks a ton; I was about to file a bug report on
Launchpad. I *hate* filing on Launchpad...

$ perl -V
Summary of my perl5 (revision 5 version 18 subversion 2) configuration:

    osname=linux, osvers=3.2.0-58-generic,
    uname='linux brownie 3.2.0-58-generic #88-ubuntu smp tue dec 3
17:37:58 utc 2013 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 gnulinux '
    config_args='-Dusethreads -Duselargefiles -Dccflags=-DDEBIAN
-D_FORTIFY_SOURCE=2 -g -O2 -fstack-protector --param=ssp-buffer-size=4
-Wformat -Werror=format-security -Dldflags= -Wl,-Bsymbolic-functions
-Wl,-z,relro -Dlddlflags=-shared -Wl,-Bsymbolic-functions -Wl,-z,relro
-Dcccdlflags=-fPIC -Darchname=x86_64-linux-gnu -Dprefix=/usr
-Dprivlib=/usr/share/perl/5.18 -Darchlib=/usr/lib/perl/5.18
-Dvendorprefix=/usr -Dvendorlib=/usr/share/perl5
-Dvendorarch=/usr/lib/perl5 -Dsiteprefix=/usr/local
-Dsitearch=/usr/local/lib/perl/5.18.2 -Dman1dir=/usr/share/man/man1
-Dman3dir=/usr/share/man/man3 -Dsiteman1dir=/usr/local/man/man1
-Dsiteman3dir=/usr/local/man/man3 -Duse64bitint -Dman1ext=1
-Dman3ext=3perl -Dpager=/usr/bin/sensible-pager -Uafs -Ud_csh
-Ud_ualarm -Uusesfio -Uusenm -Ui_libutil -Uversiononly -DDEBUGGING=-g
-Doptimize=-O2 -Duseshrplib -Dlibperl=libperl.so.5.18.2 -des'
    hint=recommended, useposix=true, d_sigaction=define
    useithreads=define, usemultiplicity=define
    useperlio=define, d_sfio=undef, uselargefiles=define, usesocks=undef
    use64bitint=define, use64bitall=define, uselongdouble=undef
    usemymalloc=n, bincompat5005=undef
    cc='cc', ccflags ='-D_REENTRANT -D_GNU_SOURCE -DDEBIAN
-fstack-protector -fno-strict-aliasing -pipe -I/usr/local/include
    optimize='-O2 -g',
    cppflags='-D_REENTRANT -D_GNU_SOURCE -DDEBIAN -fstack-protector
-fno-strict-aliasing -pipe -I/usr/local/include'
    ccversion='', gccversion='4.8.2', gccosandvers=''
    intsize=4, longsize=8, ptrsize=8, doublesize=8, byteorder=12345678
    d_longlong=define, longlongsize=8, d_longdbl=define, longdblsize=16
    ivtype='long', ivsize=8, nvtype='double', nvsize=8, Off_t='off_t',
    alignbytes=8, prototype=define
  Linker and Libraries:
    ld='cc', ldflags =' -fstack-protector -L/usr/local/lib'
    libpth=/usr/local/lib /lib/x86_64-linux-gnu /lib/../lib
/usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu /usr/lib/../lib /lib /usr/lib
    libs=-lgdbm -lgdbm_compat -ldb -ldl -lm -lpthread -lc -lcrypt
    perllibs=-ldl -lm -lpthread -lc -lcrypt
    libc=, so=so, useshrplib=true, libperl=libperl.so.5.18.2
  Dynamic Linking:
    dlsrc=dl_dlopen.xs, dlext=so, d_dlsymun=undef, ccdlflags='-Wl,-E'
    cccdlflags='-fPIC', lddlflags='-shared -L/usr/local/lib -fstack-protector'

Characteristics of this binary (from libperl):
                        USE_64_BIT_INT USE_ITHREADS USE_LARGE_FILES
  Locally applied patches:
        DEBPKG:debian/cpan_definstalldirs - Provide a sensible
INSTALLDIRS default for modules installed from CPAN.
        DEBPKG:debian/db_file_ver - http://bugs.debian.org/340047
Remove overly restrictive DB_File version check.
        DEBPKG:debian/doc_info - Replace generic man(1) instructions
with Debian-specific information.
        DEBPKG:debian/enc2xs_inc - http://bugs.debian.org/290336 Tweak
enc2xs to follow symlinks and ignore missing @INC directories.
        DEBPKG:debian/errno_ver - http://bugs.debian.org/343351 Remove
Errno version check due to upgrade problems with long-running
        DEBPKG:debian/libperl_embed_doc -
http://bugs.debian.org/186778 Note that libperl-dev package is
required for embedded linking
        DEBPKG:fixes/respect_umask - Respect umask during installation
        DEBPKG:debian/writable_site_dirs - Set umask approproately for
site install directories
        DEBPKG:debian/extutils_set_libperl_path - EU:MM: Set location
of libperl.a to /usr/lib
        DEBPKG:debian/no_packlist_perllocal - Don't install .packlist
or perllocal.pod for perl or vendor
        DEBPKG:debian/prefix_changes - Fiddle with *PREFIX and
variables written to the makefile
        DEBPKG:debian/fakeroot - Postpone LD_LIBRARY_PATH evaluation
to the binary targets.
        DEBPKG:debian/instmodsh_doc - Debian policy doesn't install
.packlist files for core or vendor.
        DEBPKG:debian/ld_run_path - Remove standard libs from
LD_RUN_PATH as per Debian policy.
        DEBPKG:debian/libnet_config_path - Set location of libnet.cfg
to /etc/perl/Net as /usr may not be writable.
        DEBPKG:debian/mod_paths - Tweak @INC ordering for Debian
        DEBPKG:debian/module_build_man_extensions -
http://bugs.debian.org/479460 Adjust Module::Build manual page
extensions for the Debian Perl policy
        DEBPKG:debian/prune_libs - http://bugs.debian.org/128355 Prune
the list of libraries wanted to what we actually need.
        DEBPKG:fixes/net_smtp_docs - [rt.cpan.org #36038]
http://bugs.debian.org/100195 Document the Net::SMTP 'Port' option
        DEBPKG:debian/perlivp - http://bugs.debian.org/510895 Make
perlivp skip include directories in /usr/local
        DEBPKG:debian/cpanplus_definstalldirs -
http://bugs.debian.org/533707 Configure CPANPLUS to use the site
directories by default.
        DEBPKG:debian/cpanplus_config_path - Save local versions of
CPANPLUS::Config::System into /etc/perl.
        DEBPKG:debian/deprecate-with-apt -
http://bugs.debian.org/702096 Point users to Debian packages of
deprecated core modules
        DEBPKG:debian/squelch-locale-warnings -
http://bugs.debian.org/508764 Squelch locale warnings in Debian
package maintainer scripts
        DEBPKG:debian/skip-upstream-git-tests - Skip tests specific to
the upstream Git repository
        DEBPKG:debian/patchlevel - http://bugs.debian.org/567489 List
packaged patches for 5.18.2-2ubuntu1 in patchlevel.h
        DEBPKG:debian/skip-kfreebsd-crash -
http://bugs.debian.org/628493 [perl #96272] Skip a crashing test case
in t/op/threads.t on GNU/kFreeBSD
        DEBPKG:fixes/document_makemaker_ccflags -
http://bugs.debian.org/628522 [rt.cpan.org #68613] Document that
CCFLAGS should include $Config{ccflags}
        DEBPKG:debian/find_html2text - http://bugs.debian.org/640479
Configure CPAN::Distribution with correct name of html2text
        DEBPKG:debian/hurd_test_skip_stack -
http://bugs.debian.org/650175 Disable failing GNU/Hurd tests
        DEBPKG:fixes/manpage_name_Test-Harness -
http://bugs.debian.org/650451 [rt.cpan.org #73399] cpan/Test-Harness:
add NAME headings in modules with POD
        DEBPKG:debian/makemaker-pasthru -
http://bugs.debian.org/660195 [rt.cpan.org #28632] Make EU::MM pass LD
through to recursive Makefile.PL invocations
        DEBPKG:debian/perl5db-x-terminal-emulator.patch -
http://bugs.debian.org/668490 Invoke x-terminal-emulator rather than
xterm in perl5db.pl
        DEBPKG:debian/cpan-missing-site-dirs -
http://bugs.debian.org/688842 Fix CPAN::FirstTime defaults with
nonexisting site dirs if a parent is writable
        DEBPKG:fixes/memoize_storable_nstore - [rt.cpan.org #77790]
http://bugs.debian.org/587650 Memoize::Storable: respect 'nstore'
option not respected
        DEBPKG:fixes/net_ftp_failed_command - [rt.cpan.org #37700]
http://bugs.debian.org/491062 Net::FTP: cope gracefully with a failed
        DEBPKG:fixes/perlbug-patchlist - [3541c11]
http://bugs.debian.org/710842 [perl #118433] Make perlbug look up the
list of local patches at run time
        DEBPKG:fixes/module_metadata_security_doc - [68cdd4b]
CVE-2013-1437 documentation fix
        DEBPKG:fixes/module_metadata_taint_fix - [bff978f]
http://bugs.debian.org/722210 [rt.cpan.org #88576] untaint version, if
needed, in Module::Metadata
        DEBPKG:fixes/IPC-SysV-spelling - http://bugs.debian.org/730558
[rt.cpan.org #86736] Fix spelling of IPC_CREAT in IPC-SysV
        DEBPKG:fixes/fix-undef-source -
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