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From Hendrik Schmieder <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] problem loading mod_php
Date Fri, 11 Mar 2011 09:38:23 GMT
Dave Dyer schrieb:
> Versions: Windows 7, Apache 2.2.17, PHP 5.3.5
> If I start httpd as a console app, everything works correctly.
> If I start as a
> service, the php module fails to load.    Messages and actual behavior
> suggest
> that the path is being treated strangely.
> Here are the relevant lines from httpd.conf
> PHPINIDir"c:/program files (x86)/php/"
> LoadModule php5_module"c:/program files
> (x86)/php/php5apache2_2.dll"
> the error message when started as a service is:
> httpd.exe: Syntax error on line 690 of C:/Program Files (x86)/Apache
> Software
> Foundation/Apache2.2/conf/httpd.conf: Cannot load C:/Program Files
> (x86)/Apache
> Software Foundation/Apache2.2/php5apache2_2.dll into server: The
> specified
> module could not be found.
> Note that the path in the message is to the apache root, not the path in
> the
> config file.    And, if I put a copy of php5apache2_2.dll in the place
> designated
> by the error message, it changes and the error becomes a complaint about
> the
> syntax of the PHPINIDir line.
> Syntax error on line 689 of C:/Program Files (x86)/Apache Software
> Foundation/Apache2.2/conf/httpd.conf:
> Note that the line number doesn't correspond to the location of the
> directive
> in the conf file, and that the directive seems to be in the format the
> message
> is complaining about.
> Primary Question:    Ok, how do I get mod_php to load.

Maybe Apache can't find any dependencies like php5ts.dll.
Does it work if you start Apache from the commandline being in directory
C:/Program Files (x86)/Apache Software Foundation/Apache2.2/ ?


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