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From:Sasha Pachev Date:May 17 1999 6:13pm
Subject:Re: mod_auth_mysql as DSO for apache?
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Thomas Lund wrote:
> 
> I know - open source is great. My problem is - no C experience and no
> Apache DSO experience (as a programmer).
> 
> So I have no clue what goes wrong, how to fix it and even if someone
> pointed at line 345, I couldn't code it right :-( Damn, I'm miserable.
> 
> I hoped to track down the error with help of the author, but he just
> waved me off with "I don't like DSO anyways".
> 
> So I'll try the other module Vivek has coded and see if that helps.
> 
> Or if someone can guide me trough debugging something I do not
> understand - go ahead and help me :-)
> 
> /Thomas
> 
> Sasha Pachev wrote:
> >
> > Thomas Lund wrote:
> > >
> > > Slightly off topic
> > >
> > > Has anyone succeded in building the mod_auth_mysql module as a DSO for
> > > apache? When I compile it with apxs it spews out a few warnings, but
> > > compiles, but Apache stops running when the module is included.
> > >
> > > The author wrote me back and told me he hasn't tested it with DSO and
> > > doesn't like DSO - so he will not do anything about it as it seems.
> > >
> > > /Thomas
> >
> > Here is your opportunity to take advantage of the open
> > source concept. Figure out what the warnings are, patch
> > the code to remove them, figure out why apache dies with
> > some diagnosic tools ( gdb, on Linux - strace, on other
> > systems I am sure there are equivalents), patch the code
> > to fix the problem, and it'll work great! You cannot do
> > that with $$$ software :)
> >
> > --
> > Sasha Pachev
> > http://www.sashanet.com/ (home)
> > http://www.direct1.com/ (work)
> >

I think Vivek's solution is a better choice since it
already works, but if you want to learn some C ... it
will look good on your resume it addition to giving you
some obvious "non-political" advantages. 

-- 
Sasha Pachev
http://www.sashanet.com/ (home)
http://www.direct1.com/ (work)
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mod_auth_mysql as DSO for apache?Thomas Lund17 May
  • Re: mod_auth_mysql as DSO for apache?Vivek Khera17 May
  • Re: mod_auth_mysql as DSO for apache?Sasha Pachev17 May
  • Re: mod_auth_mysql as DSO for apache?Thomas Lund17 May
  • Re: mod_auth_mysql as DSO for apache?Sasha Pachev17 May
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