[ic] Storable in a mixed environment

Jon Jensen jon at endpoint.com
Wed Apr 11 10:11:01 EDT 2007

On Wed, 11 Apr 2007, Bill Carr wrote:

> I am running Interchange 5.4.1 in LVS cluster with the session files 
> stored on NFS mounted partitions. I recently added a couple of 64-bit 
> real servers to the cluster. I am now receiving "Byte order is not 
> compatible" errors from Storable. The existing hosts are all 32-bit 
> systems.
> Any general strategies for dealing with this? I'm not married to 
> Storable. I've just always used it without much thought.

I always make sure all app servers in a cluster are using the same 
architecture; running 32-bit Perl on 64-bit operating systems works well 
and avoids these kind of interoperability problems until you migrate to 
64-bit only.


Jon Jensen
End Point Corporation

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