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mod_geoip too old on Debian and Ubuntu #12
Issue migrated (2015-06-05) from old issue tracker http://mirrorbrain.org/issues/issue16
msg38 (view) Author: poeml Date: 2009-10-26.19:33:03
I realised that this issue wasn't in the issue tracker yet, but only discussed
The problem is that mod_geoip is too old on Debian and Ubuntu, and it lacks the
Excerpts from communication:
Okay, I almost expected that -- I was already digging in the back of my head,
I probably should have chosen a different route -- I should have put the
I think a fix could be either to implement the country-continent mapping inside
I'm not sure right now though whether the continent lookup makes mod_mirrorbrain
I see it just sets continent_code = "--" when that lookup fails, so if the
(You could set "MirrorBrainDebug yes" in the Apache config to see a lot of
I'm sorry! But with newer mod_geoip (and if that fails, also newer libgeoip)
I debianized my apache2-mod_geoip package now, and a Debian/Ubuntu libapache2-
The GeoIP library itself is version 1.4.4 which should be new enough.
Thus, this issue is "solved" by providing the updated mod_geoip by us for
For the record, another possible solution would be to
msg39 (view) Author: poeml Date: 2009-10-26.19:33:52
I'm setting the issue to "fixed".
msg65 (view) Author: poeml Date: 2009-11-18.08:58:37
I opened a bug upstream: http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=556904
msg183 (view) Author: poeml Date: 2010-04-23.03:05:09
No news from Debian upstream.
msg191 (view) Author: poeml Date: 2010-05-21.07:27:55
I received mail today that the module has been updated in Debian, which closes:
msg223 (view) Author: poeml Date: 2010-09-06.00:09:14
Action item: check which Debian/Ubuntu versions already benefitted from the
msg296 (view) Author: poeml Date: 2010-09-26.12:06:17
I just checked on Ubuntu Lucid (10.04), and mod_geoip still is at 1.1.8, while we
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