May 2012 Archives

Hidden unhelpful reviews on

I noticed that on the module review pages linked from and that 'unhelpful' reviews are inaccessible. The text is contained in a div as such:

div data-dist="module_name" id="show_unhelpful">

3 hidden unhelpful reviews


Does anyone know if that link is expected to expand and show the unhelpful review text? I'm always interested in opinions of others, whether they be good, bad, or ugly.

mod_perl 2.0.6 released

Last week mod_perl 2.0.6 was released. You can download it here -

Thanks to the many contributors to this release. Below is a summary of changes.

2.0.6 April 24, 2012

Preserve 5.8 compatibility surrounding use of MUTABLE_CV [Adam Prime]

Move code after declarations to keep MSVC++ compiler happy. [Steve Hay]

Adopt modperl_pcw.c changes from httpd24 branch. [Torsten Foertsch]

Pool cleanup functions must not longjmp. Catch these exceptions and turn…

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