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From Jeff Beard <>
Subject Re: Help needed on upgrade problem and garbled .so file
Date Thu, 04 Jul 2002 15:08:29 GMT wrote:
> I think I am stuck between a rock and a ard place on trying to upgrade and 
> dix the chunk encoding bug. 
> Current server is RedHat 7.0 and has apache/1.3.12 with mod_sll and mod_php
> These were pre installed as RPM.
> (Ideally I would like a RPM with the bugfix which also has mod_ssl).

It's my understanding that Redhat has provided this. Check

> I am trying to fix the apache for the chunk encoding bug and am stuck.
> Am trying 2 choices 
> 1. Upgrade to 1.2.26
>     Downloaded the sources and installed and configured with
> ./configure --prefix=/usr/local/apache \
>                 --enable-module=most \
>                 --enable-shared=max
> make
> make install
> All seems OK apart from php and ssl
> Installed php 4.1.2 
> ./configure --with-mysql --with-apxs=/usr/local/apache/bin/apxs \
>                 --with-config-file=/usr/local/apache
> make
> make install

Check the list archives. There is a version of php that doesn't work as 
a DSO for one of the versions of apache, IIRC.

> Seems ok until apache started when the following occurs
> API module structure `php4_module' in file 
> /usr/local/apache/libexec/ is
>  garbled - perhaps this is not an Apache module DSO?
> (Confusing as this installs ok with apache 1.3.12)
> Even if I overcome this I still wont have mod_ssl and it reads as a bit of a 
> nightmare to install
> 2. I also looked at Redhat RPM 1.3.22
> Again this does not have mod_ssl and if installed it would overwrite existing 
> programs and that scares me a lot.

The rpms with update the binary files and should leave your customized 
files alone or make a backup of them. Additionally, if you installed 
from source, rpm doesn't know anything about that and shouldn't mess 
with it if it's all in /usr/local/apache.


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