mod_perl configuration questions

paul beard paulbeard at
Sun Aug 24 09:25:40 PDT 2003

Chuck Swiger wrote:
> paul beard wrote:
> [ ... ]
>> What I am trying to do is install mod_perl into an existing 
>> CGI-enabled environment with the MovableType weblog software.
> By "existing" you mean, some vendor (MovableType?) has provided you with 
> a precompiled version of Apache and you want to add mod_perl to the mix?

No, it's all compiled from source.

> If so, you should look into compiling and adding the perl module via apxs.
>  > The super-simple, hey
>> presto instruction I have found so far don't help at all: I can only 
>> get faster perl code and no access to any static html.
> When you try to add mod_perl, the result is your perl code runs faster, 
> but apache no longer serves static HTML...?  If so, that is remarkably 
> odd.  What does the Apache access and error log look like when you try 
> to access a .gif or some such that worked before you added mod_perl?

Well, I'm glad to know my situation isn't the expected result.

I get 403 errors, which suggests I've munged my httpd.conf file 

Paul Beard
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