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From Matt Sergeant <>
Subject Re: Fwd: ActiveState...
Date Fri, 08 Sep 2000 17:52:46 GMT
On Fri, 8 Sep 2000, Randy Kobes wrote:

> On Fri, 8 Sep 2000, Matt Sergeant wrote:
> [ ... ]
> > We're working on sorting out the linking issues so that building external
> > compiled modules such as AxKit and Embperl is trivial. Once thats done and
> > we've done more testing you'll be notified of a URL to get a ppm
> > from. Maybe we can even persuade activestate to host a ppm in their server
> > (although mod_perl competes with PerlEx, so I don't know how likely that
> > is).
> I've tested mod_perl some more with the .def file I sent
> earlier that includes the symbols needed by AxKit and libapreq.
> So far the one problem I've had is with the mod_perl PerlRun
> test and not finding a file - I'll look into this some more
> on the weekend. The other tests all pass. Are there any problems
> with AxKit?

None that I'm aware of. But then the compiled part of AxKit is only the
custom config directives.

> As well as the "competition" with PerlEx, ActiveState may not
> want to maintain a mod_perl ppm, as that would involve
> keeping up with versions of both mod_perl and Apache itself.

I'd forgotten that they actually maintain the ppm's. I'm sure you're


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