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From Stas Bekman <>
Subject Re: [mp2] 1.99_09 and PerlHandler directive.
Date Sun, 11 May 2003 05:45:00 GMT
Dmitri Tikhonov wrote:
> Since I figured out the answers for both of these questions, I will
> close this thread:
> On Fri, May 09, 2003 at 08:30:23PM -0400, Dmitri Tikhonov wrote:
>>I've recently upgraded from 1.99_08 to 1.99_09, when I found out (with
>>dismay and much crying :) that this step breaks configuration options
>>I had set up.  In 1.99_08, I specified some handlers like this:
>>  PerlHandler  Custom::Blah::error_403
>>where error_403 is a subroutine inside Custom/  However, 1.99_09
>>actually looks for Custom/Blah/ (and cannot find it).
>>Was this change made on purpose, thus breaking compatibility with all
>>previous mod_perls (including 1.3.*)?
> Yes, otherwise if a module is not found, a wrong higher-level module
> could be loaded, for instance, Apache instead of Apache::Foo.

That's correct. It was causing more pain than gain.

>>P.S.  Is there a WebCVS for mod_perl?

I'll a link to this one from

Stas Bekman            JAm_pH ------> Just Another mod_perl Hacker     mod_perl Guide --->

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