Errors and solutions, often expressed as the error mesage in the subject and the solution in the body.

On occasion it seems that jQuery and reCAPTCHA are not the best of friends. I encountered a problem on an Drupal 4.7 (with so many changes for performance it is almost a fork) installation using the reCAPTCHA 4.7.x-1.0 and CAPTCHA 4.7.x-1.2 modules. The user login/registration pages use reCAPTCHA and some custom jQuery module for doing rounded corners (single image, liquid layout). This combination caused the page to white-screen as soon as the jQuery modified the DOM. ... Click to read more

During routine maintenance I noticed that CPAN was failing operate properly and giving me an error I had not seen before.

Undefined subroutine &Compress::Zlib::gzopen called at /usr/lib/perl5/5.8.8/ line 5721

This may have happened when I installed awstats on my CentOS5 VPS. It grabbed a yum for Compress::Zlib. I suspect something
odd happened and and now CPAN fails. I lack the time right now to track this down for sure.

The fix is to manually bring things into compliance. ... Click to read more