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From John Dunlap <>
Subject Re: Initial setup problems with mod_perl2 - unable to locate modules
Date Fri, 14 Feb 2014 13:52:23 GMT
Do you have a use lib 'PATH'; at the top of your This is
typically how your module is added to the perl include path
On Feb 14, 2014 8:38 AM, "Da Rock" <>

> I know this may seem straight forward and a RTFM response may be in order,
> but I have been trying to crack this for some days now (following attempts
> on and off, too, mind) and nothing I can google seems to point to an
> accurate answer on what the problem is here.
> I'm running FreeBSD 9.x with Apache22, and installed mod_perl2 to try to
> switch away from php based development based on current requirements.
> I have tried using a, but I would like to just use
> PerlSwitches -I instead (which from what I read is possible); regardless
> the issue remains the same.
> I get a 500 response in the browser, and the logs have these errors:
> "failed to resolve handler `Mod_home::Mod': Can't locate Mod_home/
> in @INC"
> and simply "failed to resolve handler" in the main server log.
> My config looks like this:
> <VirtualHost <IP>:<PORT>>
>     ServerName <server>
>     ServerAlias <server>
>     ServerAdmin <hostmaster>
>     ErrorLog "/var/log/apache/<VHOST>-error.log"
>     CustomLog "/var/log/apache/<VHOST>-access.log" common
>     PerlOptions +Parent
>     PerlSwitches -I/usr/local/www/<VHOST>/lib
>     PerlInitHandler Apache2::Reload
>     PerlModule Mod_home::Mod
>     <Location /<VHOST>>
>         SetHandler modperl
>         PerlResponseHandler Mod_home::Mod
>         Order allow,deny
>         Allow from all
>     </Location>
> </VirtualHost>
> I also have PerlModule Apache2::Reload in the httpd.conf.
> Just to reiterate - I have tried this both as vhosting and as single
> server setup, and I cannot seem to resolve the same issue every single time.
> Can someone please give the magical incantation to make this thing work?
> :-) or at least point me in the right direction? I'm really starting to
> lose patience with this thing, and I now have a deadline to sort this out
> which is fast approaching.
> Cheers

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