Apache stopped starting today for no apparent reason.

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rcapache2 restart
/usr/sbin/httpd2-prefork: symbol lookup error: /usr/sbin/httpd2-prefork: undefined symbol: apr_ldap_ssl_init
Starting httpd2 (prefork) /usr/sbin/httpd2-prefork: symbol lookup error: /usr/sbin/httpd2-prefork: undefined symbol: apr_ldap_ssl_init
 
The command line was:
/usr/sbin/httpd2-prefork -f /etc/apache2/httpd.conf -DSSL
                                                                      failed

So I tried reinstalling libapr and apache2-utils related stuff with no luck. ldconfig didn't help either. It's not until I looked at /usr/lib and relinked a few things that it started working. What the hell, SUSE?

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/usr/lib # l 

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Google PageRank Update Happening Now


Posted by Artem Russakovskii on July 26th, 2008 in Beer Planet

Google PageRank As Matt Cutts (Google's SEO and search quality expert) wrote in his blog entry a few days ago, Google PageRank updates are underway. Google updates PR (Page Rank) quite rarely – every three months or so, and it's the most important thing a website operator should be concerned with when it comes to site promotion and popularity.

I'm happy to report that Beer Planet's PR went up yet again on this update, from 3 to 4 and my buddy Thaya's PR went up from 2 to 3. He's been blogging a lot more about WordPress, and I think he'll surpass me very soon, thanks to his ingenious plugins.

Is it time to check your site's PR? You …

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How To Check If The Local SVN Revision Is Up-To-Date


Posted by Artem Russakovskii on July 23rd, 2008 in Linux, Programming

I've encountered a problem recently where I had to figure out if some checked out code is up-to-date with the svn repository, without actually running svn update. Unfortunately, svn update doesn't have a dry-run option, so I had to find another solution.

I came up with 2, depending on how detailed the information needs to be, which I'm about to share in this post.

1. If you want exact file and directory names, you can run:

svn status -u

If any files need updating, you will see a * before the file name.

svn status wc
M     wc/bar.c
A  +   wc/qax.c

svn status -u wc
M            965    wc/bar.c
       *     965    wc/foo.c
A  +         965    wc/qax.c
Status against revision:   981

Or

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I just saw this on TV and had to look it up and post. The guy that looks like a tank made out of meat is Brock Lesnar. In his first UFC match, he's fighting the former UFC champion of the world, Frank Mir. At first it seems the outcome is clear but the fight surprisingly ends in mere one and a half minutes. Here's the replay: …

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If you are experiencing a weird feeling in your pants, it's normal. Here's to hoping they won't fuck it up. http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0409459/

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