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From Dan Milstein <dan...@shore.net>
Subject Re: Bugzilla #512 is Bunk
Date Thu, 01 Mar 2001 18:15:57 GMT
Steve,

Thanks so much!  This is very, very helpful -- I am not master of Apache
configuration, and the virtual host thing is important.

I'll try to work this into the docs some time soonish...

-Dan

Stephen Jones wrote:
> 
> The following bug is not a bug:
> http://nagoya.apache.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=512
> 
> In httpd.conf, you cannot do this:
> 
> <VirtualHost .... blah>
>      .... normal config for VirtualHost ...
>      Include /usr/local/jakarta-tomcat/conf/mod_jk.conf-auto
> </VirtualHost>
> 
> There are three main purposes of including mod_jk.conf-auto:
> 
> (1) To get the mod_jk Apache Module loaded, as follows:
>       LoadModule jk_module libexec/mod_jk.so
> 
> (2) To configure Apache for your Tomcat Contexts using Alias, Location,
> and Directory Apache Directives
> 
> (3) To configure mod_jk itself using all the directives starting with Jk
> (JkWorkersFile, JkLogFile, JkMount, etc).
> 
> The first (1) Apache directive is the problem: the LoadModule directive
> is illegal within the VirtualHost context.
> (See http://httpd.apache.org/docs/mod/mod_so.html#loadmodule )
> 
> The directives in (2) are definitely legal, but I don't know about those
> in (3) since they are custom. Does anyone know whether these would work
> within the VirtualHost context?
> 
> The bug was reported by someone using Apache 1.3.14; they recieved a
> core dump dereferencing a null pointer to something that was supposed to
> contain Apache configuration info (a jk_server_conf_t).
> I am using Apache 1.3.17; I recieved this polite and informative (wow,
> from open source software?) error message:
> 
> sudo /usr/local/apache/bin/apachectl startssl
> Syntax error on line 8 of /usr/local/tomcat/conf/mod_jk.conf-auto:
> LoadModule cannot occur within <VirtualHost> section
> /usr/local/apache/bin/apachectl startssl: httpd could not be started
> 
> Provided that the custom directives (3) will work within a VirtualHost
> context, the solution to this problem is to create a custom
> configuration file based on mod_jk.conf-auto, move the LoadModule
> directive into it, and then Include it from within your VirtualHost
> context.
> 
> If the directives (3) do work, another option would be for Tomcat to
> change the code to not generate the LoadModule directive, which prevents
> this level of configurability, and just make people type it in.
> 
> Hope this is helpful,
> Steve Jones
> 
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Dan Milstein // danmil@shore.net

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