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From Ann Hopkins <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] dbmmanage vs htdbm
Date Sat, 13 May 2006 02:20:31 GMT
Thank you are a lifesaver.  That was it exactly.  I couldn't find
that option anywhere.  I bet if I looked at the Change Notes it was
probably there.

Paul Querna wrote:
> Ann Hopkins wrote:
>> Configuration:  Linux, Apache 2.2.2, PHP 5.1.3, and Modsecurity
>> 1.9.3, Perl 5.8.8
>> I have a pre-existing user password file which worked fine until
>> Apache 2.2.2.
>> I get an error message in the logs when a user and password is
>> entered correctly.
>> ...This function has not been implemented on this platform: could
>> not open dbm (type DB) auth file: /usr/local/apache/etc/users...
>> I can view the file using "dbmmanage", but not "htdbm" which gives
>> me the same message of "This function has not been implemented on
>> this platform"
>> The files use "DB" and I am sure that it has something to do with
>> apache as this works with the "dbmmanage" perl script.
>> I configured apache using the following which has worked in the past.
>> ./configure --prefix=/usr/local/apache --datadir=/home/www
>> --enable-so --enable-logio --enable-mime-magic --enable-info
>> --enable-rewrite --enable-expires --disable-userdir --enable-ssl
>> --enable-dav --enable-dav-fs --enable-authn-dbm --enable-authz-dbm
>> --enable-auth-digest
> Berkeley DB support was not enabled in APR-Util.  Add --with-berkeley-db
> and it should work.

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