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From Stas Bekman <>
Subject Re: What's wrong with this system's configuration?
Date Fri, 07 Jan 2005 15:09:36 GMT
Perrin Harkins wrote:

>> Is this check vital for mod_perl to operate?

It has nothing to do with modperl. It's Apache-Test that needs to be able 
to configure the setup.

> I believe it is trying to generate a config to use for the test script.
> You might be able to skip it by hacking up Makefile.PL, but it's really
> not worth the trouble.  Your machines are configured to answer the
> question "what is the hostname for" with a hostname that
> doesn't resolve to anything.  You need to fix that, either by making it
> give a hostname that works or by making the hostname it does give work. is a loopback device. If your machine is not running a loopback 
devide, that could be the explanation to the problem.

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

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