[CentOS] mod perl query

Johnny Hughes johnny at centos.org
Wed Jun 18 13:04:03 UTC 2008


fabian dacunha wrote:
>> fabian dacunha wrote:
>>> Dear All,
>>>
>>> I have recently installed centos 5 and working fine
>>>
>>> now i have a query with apache
>>>
>>> 1) does apache gets installed with mod perl with the defult install of
>>> centos 5
>>>
>>> cause when i start up apache there is no mention of mod perl
>>>
>>>
>>> also
>>> httpd -l | egrep mod_perl
>>>
>>> prints nothing
>>>
>>> if mod perl is not install with installation of Centos how could i
>>> install
>>> apache with mod perl support
>>>
>>> apprecite your help
>>>
>>> regards
>>>
>>> fabian
>>>
>> just yum install mod_perl should do the job.
>>
>> yum search mod_perl
>>
>> mod_perl.i386                            2.0.2-6.3.el5
>> base
>> Matched from:
>> mod_perl
>> Mod_perl incorporates a Perl interpreter into the Apache web server,
>> so that the Apache web server can directly execute Perl code.
>> Mod_perl links the Perl runtime library into the Apache web server and
>> provides an object-oriented Perl interface for Apache's C language
>> API.  The end result is a quicker CGI script turnaround process, since
>> no external Perl interpreter has to be started.
>>
>> Install mod_perl if you're installing the Apache web server and you'd
>> like for it to directly incorporate a Perl interpreter.
>>
> 
> 
> Thanks a lot for the imedite reply
> apprecite
> by the way when i say yum list mod_perl
> it says
> 
> Installed Packages
> mod_perl.i386                            2.0.2-6.3.el5          installed
> 
> so mod_perl is installed
> 
> but how do i know if apache is running with mod_perl
> 
> actually i need it since i wanna setup backuppc software
> 
> apprecite your help

if it is installed, then there should be a file called 
"/etc/httpd/conf.d/perl.conf".

That will make mod_perl available when apache is restarted after install 
of mod_perl

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