RE: Request methods not found
- Having Just re-read your reply, (don't ask, waiting
for a machine sync to finish, bored...!) I noticed
that you said you didn't get an apache Object at all.
This is behaviour I've seen myself, and I never got a
decent understanding of why it happens?
So does anybody know under what circumstances it's
possible to NOT get an Apache object passed into your
Does this happen when a subrequest occurs?
--- Marina Markus <mary@...> wrote:
> Hello and many thanks to Martin and Geoffrey,http://perl.apache.org/~geoff/Apache-Test-skeleton-mp1.tar.gz
> Martin was right - using "Dump" revealed that only
> "Our::Auth" was passed as
> an input variable (and the request was not passed at
> all). After I changed
> "PerlAuthenHandler Our::Auth->authen_handler" to
> Our::Auth::authen_handler", the handler started to
> get the request as the
> first variable.
> If Martin can give such exact advices after a bad
> night, I ask what wonders
> he can do when he is OK :)
> Thanks a lot to Geoffrey for Apache-Test, it looks
> very helpful.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Geoffrey Young
> Sent: Tuesday, November 02, 2004 3:09 PM
> To: Marina Markus
> Cc: modperl@...;
> Subject: Re: Request methods not found
> > This code works OK in RedHat but cannot find
> "get_basic_auth_pw" in SGI.
> > Still, my feeling is that that something simple
> but imporant is omitted
> > in the code.
> no, the code looks fine. the issue isn't that
> get_basic_auth_pw() can't
> generally be found, but that $r isn't an Apache
> object, so your code is
> looking in the wrong place. and you could be
> looking in the wrong place
> through no fault of your code at all - as martin
> suggested, you are probably
> using method handlers without knowing it.
> besides the (good) advice that martin gave in his
> post, a really, really
> good way to track this down would be to use
> Apache-Test. not that you are
> required to do this, but if you're interested in
> spending the up-front time
> to learn something new that will save you _lots_ of
> time in the future, give
> this a whirl...
> first, install Apache-Test from CPAN:
> then download this sample tarball:
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> and tweak the distribution so that your handler is
> activated (follow the
> README to get started). then try this:
> $ perl Makefile.PL -httpd
> $ make
> $ t/TEST -conf
> $ t/TEST -start
> and you can use your browser (or lynx or whatever)
> to hit
> http://localhost:8529/ and see your handler in
> action. you could also take
> the time to tweak bug.t to act as a client for you.
> the benefit here is that you now have a pristine
> environment with nothing
> attached to it except the code in question, and you
> can roll up your code
> (via make dist) and try it on different boxes. you
> can even post a link to
> the tarball you have made for developers here to
> try, which would save
> iterations of 'what's the code? what's the
> configuration?" and so on.
> now, if you don't do all of that, never fear - we're
> still here to help :)
> but it's something to keep in mind as you go forward
> with mod_perl related
> things. Apache-Test is a wonderful development
> tool, so taking the time to
> get familiar with it will reap many, many benefits
> in the long term.
> >>well, that message says that it can't find
> get_basic_auth_pw() via
> >>Our::Auth. it should be looking for it via the
> Apache class, not
> > What checks can I do to see if Apache class is
> seen by mod_perl?
> it is, or the 'use Apache' call would die.
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