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From Shane McCarron <>
Subject Re: Windows binaries
Date Fri, 31 Aug 2012 14:10:45 GMT
I concur!  We have a number of clients who use Apache + Strawberry Perl 
and we would benefit from something more recent than the SP 5.12 version 
of 2.04 that we currently recommend.

On 8/31/2012 5:33 AM, Michiel Beijen wrote:
> Hi Steve,
>> Steve Hay wrote:
>> However, I'm unlikely to go ahead with this now anyway since there
>> seems to be little need for it. That's good news, really, since it
>> indicates that building mod_perl is not a difficult thing anyway :-)
> It might be you asked on the wrong mailing list; or that other people are
> subscribed to the wrong mailing lists :D
> On the win32-perl mailing list people asked for updated mod_perl libraries
> multiple times. And I tried to compile the module myself as well but failed
> miserably. Mostly, because StrawberryPerl uses MinGW and Apache itself only
> compiles with Visual Studio. And I also tried compiling a perl from scratch
> with Visual Studio, but then I ran into the APXS issues which it seems you
> fixed.
> I used your supplied zip-files and they work for me perfectly! I think it
> would be awesome if it would be possible to install a recent mod_perl on
> either StrawberryPerl or ActiveState easily; or if you can make the
> procedure you used to compile mod_perl on Windows available?
> Hope to hear from you!
> --
> Mike

Shane McCarron
Managing Director, Applied Testing and Technology, Inc.
+1 763 786 8160 x120

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