On Mon, Jun 21, 2004, Heinrich Rebehn wrote:
>Hi list,
>I rolled my own perl-tk script for adding/removing users on our cluster 
>and it has been running fine for some years now.
>But when i wanted to use it today, it died with:

My SWAG is that you've updated perl recently, but not updated the perl::Tk
modules.  Running two versions of perl on the same machine is possible (we
do it under the OpenPKG.org packagement system all the time), but can
easily lead to problems like this.

>[EMAIL PROTECTED] [~] # usrmgr/usrmgr.pl
>[the usual messages about unused variables]
>X Error of failed request:  BadAtom (invalid Atom parameter)
>  Major opcode of failed request:  18 (X_ChangeProperty)
>  Atom id in failed request:  0x1a6
>  Serial number of failed request:  12
>  Current serial number in output stream:  15
>I have no clue what this could be. Other X11 apps run fine. I am logged 
>in via ssh -X.
>FreeBSD 5.2.1-RELEASE-p8
>perl-5.6.1_15       Practical Extraction and Report Language
>perl-5.8.4          Practical Extraction and Report Language
>2 versions of perl? Is this ok?
>Does anyone have an idea?
>       Heinrich
>Heinrich Rebehn
>University of Bremen
>Physics / Electrical and Electronics Engineering
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>Phone : +49/421/218-4664
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