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From Issac Goldstand <mar...@beamartyr.net>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] Simple perl question
Date Thu, 11 Jan 2007 10:38:30 GMT
mod_perl sounds a bit excessive.  Just make sure Perl is installed in
your chroot.

  Issac

Serge Dubrouski wrote:
> For this configuration you need to have mod_perl installed on your
> server. Why don't you simply put your script into your cgi-bin
> directory?
> 
> On 1/10/07, Israel Brewster <israel@frontierflying.com> wrote:
>> I don't know if what I am trying to do here is even possible (sane?)
>> but I thought I'd ask. I am running Apache 1.3.29 on an OpenBSD 4.0
>> system, with Apache chrooted to /var/www. I have a perl script CGI
>> (it has the .cgi extention, not .pl, but is actually a perl script)
>> that I need to run. Currently, the script is written to run using the
>> system perl interpreter, with the first line of the script being #!/
>> usr/bin/perl This obviously doesn't work, since when it runs as a CGI
>> it is chrooted to /var/www, and can not see /usr/bin. Now I would
>> think that Apache should be able to run this script using the perl
>> module, which I have installed, but I can't seem to get it to work.
>> Could someone point me to something that tells me how to properly
>> enable/run perl scripts in Apache? I looked at mod_perl website, but
>> all it says is to add a code block like the following:
>>
>> Alias /perl/ /home/httpd/perl/
>>    PerlModule Apache::Registry
>>    <Location /perl>
>>      SetHandler perl-script
>>      PerlHandler Apache::Registry
>>      Options ExecCGI
>>      allow from all
>>      PerlSendHeader On
>>    </Location>
>>
>> which just gives me an 'Invalid command 'PerlModule' This would imply
>> to me that mod_perl isn't being loaded, in spite of being installed,
>> but that leaves me needing to know how to load the perl module.
>> Adding a line like LoadModule mod_perl /usr/local/lib/mod_perl.so
>> (which is the correct path to the mod_perl.so file) just gives me a
>> "Can't locate API module structure `mod_perl' in file /usr/local/lib/
>> mod_perl.so: Unable to resolve symbol" What am I missing here? How
>> can I get Apache to run perl scripts? Thanks for any assistance that
>> can be provided
>>
>>
>> -----------------------------------------------
>> Israel Brewster
>> Computer Support Technician
>> Frontier Flying Service INC.
>> 5245 Airport Industrial Rd
>> Fairbanks, AK 99709
>> -----------------------------------------------
>>
>>
>>
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