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From "Philippe M. Chiasson" <>
Subject Re: [RELEASE CANDIDATE] mod_perl-1.31 RC7
Date Fri, 03 Apr 2009 03:38:13 GMT
On 2/4/09 23:35, David E. Wheeler wrote:
> On Apr 2, 2009, at 7:29 PM, Philippe M. Chiasson wrote:
>> Now that I've had a chance to look into this, I swear I've debugged  
>> this
>> problem before, and I just can't find trace of it, or no patches.
> Yeah, I first reported it a year ago, with RC4.
>> In any case, can you try this 1-liner patch? I believe it would do the
>> trick just fine, it's because on OS X there are .so/.dylib/.bundles  
>> and
>> we made the wrong assumption that perl's dlext would always be .so,  
>> but
>> it's not on recent OS X, it's .bundle.
>> The simplest trick I can think of is to just blindly normalize perl's
>> dlext to .so, and it works just fine. It's not that important, as that
>> value is only used to pick the right libperl.* make rule to build  
>> libperl,
>> so should be safe.
> That seems to work great. My server didn't start for the tests, but it  
> looks like Apache::Test is using the system apache instead of my  
> build; I can look into that in the morning, but at least it builds  
> now. Yay!

APXS/DSO make test was never supported, and needs some magic to get it to
work. USER=dougm is not enough...

Philippe M. Chiasson     GPG: F9BFE0C2480E7680 1AE53631CB32A107 88C3A5A5       m/gozer\@(apache|cpan|ectoplasm)\.org/

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