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From "Nikola Milutinovic" <>
Subject Re: mod_webapp segmentation fault
Date Wed, 29 May 2002 05:05:49 GMT
> I'm attempting to set up mod_webapp with Tomcat 4.0.3, but it segfaults.
> At least, I'm getting notifications of childern segfaulting in the error
> log, the webapp keeps restarting based on the initialization output, and
> submitting a request to Apache that is handled through the webapp yields
> a pre-mature disconnect.

A sign of Apache process dying before completing it's operation.

> I'm assuming it is segfaulting when attempting to serv a request.

Most likely.

> The question is why. The only misconfiguration I can think of is that I
> have not defined any application by name in the server.xml configuration
> file. I've added a directory to webapps/ and specified the name of that
> directory as the application name in httpd.conf.

No misconfiguration should lead to Apache (or any other software) segfaulting. It should lead
to an error message. Segfaults mean compilation trouble.

> Besides the load/addmodule stuff, this is that's in httpd.conf:
>    WebAppConnection myWarp warp localhost:8003
>    WebAppDeploy myApp myWarp /
> Tomcat is configured to listen to 8003 and I've verified it does
> (connecting with telnet yields junk - I'm assuming that is the Warp
> protocol).
> But again, I have done nothing to define any application called "myApp"
> besides creating the directory. I'm not sure if this is enough. But even
> if it isn't, I doubt a segmentation fault is the intended result.

Shouldn't segfault.

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