> I have installed Mandrake 9.1, and in the installation I asked it to also
> install Apache 2, mod_perl, mysql.
> that does not contain an Registry module.
> My apache identify itself as:
> Apache-AdvancedExtranetServer/2.0.44 (Mandrake Linux/11mdk) mod_perl/1.99_08
> Perl/v5.8.0 mod_ssl/2.0.44 OpenSSL/0.9.7a PHP/4.3.1
> So, it seen that I have mod_perl 2. (that what 1.99 means, doesn't it?)
Yes. And you want to install mod_perl 1.99_12 released a week ago to avoid all
the bugs that were resolved since 1.99_08.
> the apache modules are in:
> and the mod_perl is in:
> so I put in the apache httpd2.conf the line:
> LoadModule perl_module extramodules/mod_perl.so
> instead of:
> LoadModule perl_module modules/mod_perl.so
> and suprizingly, apache did found the mod_perl file.
You use a prebuilt package by Mandrake, I suppose that they provide their own
installation notes. We can't possibly know what each distro does if they don't
follow the standard way.
> So, I inserted another line:
> PerlRequire /etc/httpd/..../apache2-startup.pl
> (well, now I'm guessing. didn't write the real file name/path, but it's
> something like that)
> And now, Apache refuse to start, and state the he cann't find
See above. It's ModPerl::Registry.
> And some apache questions:
Apache questions belong to the Apache users list:
> 2. I don't have a util named "apxs". is it important?
It's useful for 3rd party modules. I think you do have it. Some distros call
> What annoy me the most is that I still haven't wrote a single line in perl.
> didn't breach the installation stage. ufff.
You are much better off removing modperl binaries and building your own. In
which case the docs at http://perl.apache.org/docs/2.0/
will answer all your
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