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From (David N. Welton)
Subject Re: Strange starting message when loading
Date Wed, 08 Oct 2003 22:37:20 GMT
Matthias Luettgert <> writes:

> I just tried to set up rivet under SuSE Linux 8.2
> with tcl 8.4 (info patchlevel: 8.4.2)
> After installing Apache Headers, rivet simply compiled.
> (./make.tcl shared) .
> When starting Apache, I receive the following message:
> Starting httpd [ ][Thu Oct  9 02:06:37 2003] [warn] Loaded DSO
> /usr/lib/apache/ uses plain Apache 1.3 API,
>  this module might crash under EAPI!
> (please recompile it with -DEAPI)

This is not a problem.

> Anyway, my first attempt with hello.rvt (in htdocs directory) lead
> to the poor result:
> The file "hello.rvt" is of type application/x-httpd-rivet, and
> Netscape does not know how to handle this file type...

Did you set up the correct directives (AddType)?

> Do I need a plugin?

Most definitely not!  Rivet will spit out whatever mime type you want,
but does HTML by default.

> How do I use Tcl on the server side? My <? puts "any tcl" ?>
> fragments seem to be simply ignored.

Because you don't have the mime type set up, but your code above is

> Is this all a result of omitting -DEAPI on compiling rivet?

Nope.  That -DEAPI thing can really just be ignored.  I'll see if I
can find a way to pick it up for the compile in future versions just
so that Apache doesn't make noise!

David N. Welton
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