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From Craig Dunigan <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] mod_auth loaded?
Date Thu, 14 Apr 2005 15:48:18 GMT
On Thu, 14 Apr 2005, Shashank Bhide wrote:

> Hi all,
>     I have an old RedHat 7.2 server running apache 1.3.22, will upgrade 
> it soon. When I type httpd -l this is what I see
> Compiled-in modules:
>    http_core.c
>    mod_so.c
> suexec: enabled; valid wrapper /usr/sbin/suexec
> I can see in the httpd.conf file, there is an entry for loading module 
> and this file exists in /usr/lib/apache.
>   I suspect apache was built with rpm whenever this server was first 
> built (never upgraded).
> I was wondering, why httpd -l would not show mod_auth as a module? 

Because 'httpd -l' only shows static modules, and '.so' means it's a 
dynamic module.

> What would I have to do, other than upgrade, to get .htaccess working?

Hard to say, since you haven't told us yet what isn't working, and how it 
fails.  :)
> Since apache was not built from source, there is no mod_auth.c file on 
> the system. Would this affect the module?

Nope, the compiled version is in, and it doesn't need the 
source to run.

Craig Dunigan

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