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From Zeno Davatz <>
Subject Re: Loadable Module debugging Apache 2.2.17 Windows.
Date Wed, 09 Feb 2011 08:46:56 GMT
Dear Carsten

On Wed, Feb 9, 2011 at 9:39 AM, Carsten Wiedmann <> wrote:

>> Question: What does Apache use the SystemPath for? Does
>> Apache_MSI-Installer for Windows install some Apache DLL into the
>> System Path during the Setup? I will Google this now.
> If you start Apache with the "GUI" (Apache monitor), Apache is started as
> Windows service.
> --> a Windows service only nows the system $PATH (it's having it's own
> environment) and thus Apache / modules can only find DLLs in these dirs.
> If you start Apache as console app with httpd.exe, it's using your user
> environment. In this case system $path and user $path are merged and Apache
> / modules can find DLLs in all those dirs.

Thank you for this valuable lesson! Actually as I understand Windows
better it is not so bad at all ;)


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