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Configuring mod_perl 2.0 for Win32

Description ^

This document discusses how to configure mod_perl 2.0.

Configuration ^

Add this line to C:/Apache2/conf/httpd.conf:

 LoadModule perl_module modules/

Be sure that the path to your Perl binary (eg, C:/Perl/bin) is in your PATH environment variable. You may also want to use a start-up script to load commonly used modules; this can be done with a directive as, eg,

 PerlRequire "C:/Apache2/conf/"

where a sample start-up script C:/Apache2/conf/ is

  use Apache2 ();
  use ModPerl::Util ();
  use Apache::RequestRec ();
  use Apache::RequestIO ();
  use Apache::RequestUtil ();
  use Apache::Server ();
  use Apache::ServerUtil ();
  use Apache::Connection ();
  use Apache::Log ();
  use Apache::Const -compile => ':common';
  use APR::Const -compile => ':common';
  use APR::Table ();
  use Apache::compat ();
  use ModPerl::Registry ();
  use CGI ();

The Apache2 module is used to add to @INC the relevant directories underneath, eg, /Perl/site/lib/Apache2/ used when building mod_perl 2.0 with an MP_INST_APACHE2=1 option to perl Makefile.PL (the PPM packages discussed above were built this way). Apache::compat is used to provide backwards compatibility with mod_perl 1.0. ModPerl::Registry, named so as not to conflict with Apache::Registry of mod_perl 1.0, is used for registry scripts.

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Maintainer is the person(s) you should contact with updates, corrections and patches.

Authors ^

Only the major authors are listed above. For contributors see the Changes file.

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