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From "Kevin A. McGrail" <KMcGr...@PCCC.com>
Subject Re: Apache 2.4 Upgrade
Date Mon, 15 Jun 2015 19:48:41 GMT
On 6/15/2015 3:30 PM, John Dunlap wrote:
> One thing I have noticed is that sometimes some of my objects seem to 
> persist between Apache restarts(which makes no sense to me at all).
>
> The concrete behavior that I'm seeing is that I can't log into my 
> application. The problem could very well be a bug in my code but, if 
> it is, I'm not sure why it happens on Debian 8 and not Debian 7. I 
> realize that, at this point, that's not something you can help me with 
> unless I can get you some more detailed information. My thought in 
> contacting the list, at this point, was to(hopefully) get some idea of 
> what has changed so that I could have a better idea of where to start 
> looking for problems.
>
There are changes in httpd 2.4 debian 8 vs httpd 2.2 in debian 7 that 
are "above" just getting a mod_perl that works with apache 2.4 where 
your application might need some code changes to support both.

For example, paraphrasing a post I wrote a few days ago, if you look at 
https://bz.apache.org/SpamAssassin/show_bug.cgi?id=7197 and 
https://svn.apache.org/viewvc?view=revision&revision=1681228, you'll see 
how the changes in httpd 2.4 rippled down to MP and how I implemented 
$c->client_ip instead of $c->remote_ip.

The documentation at 
http://httpd.apache.org/docs/2.4/developer/new_api_2_4.html about the 
changes is a good starting point.  Beyond that, I would look at error 
logs to see if you have any specific issues to comment on.

regards,
KAM

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