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From "Serge Dubrouski" <serge...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] Simple perl question
Date Wed, 10 Jan 2007 22:39:54 GMT
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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