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php engine mispelling a part of script during parsing?

Chris Andrews
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Last Modified: 2012-06-21

I run a somewhated dated version of squirrelmail on my server with php 4.3.3

When I accessed squirrelmail earlier today, things were fine.  This evening, I get:

Fatal error: Unknown function: sesrion_start() in /home/virtual/site4/fst/var/www/mail/functions/global.php on line 295

The script has been running for years with no trouble. No changes were made, nothing unusual was being done (just accessing the log in page).

You will notice that the unknown function is mispelled...

I took a look at that script and on line 295, it's actually spelled session_start (correctly).  A search through the script doesn't find any instances of 'sesrion_start'.

So, why would php start reading this wrong all of a sudden?  How would I fix it?  I'm thinking I might try a reboot, but still, what would cause this?

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