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Stas Bekman
July 31, 2003 03:35
Re: need your help to test mod_perl with perl-5.8.1-RC3
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Steve Hay wrote:
> Stas Bekman wrote:
>> Jarkko has just released perl-5.8.1-RC3. Quite a few things have 
>> changed since 5.8.0. So it's *very* important that you test your code 
>> with this release and immediatelly report to p5p if you have any 
>> problems, since Jarkko wants to release 5.8.1 any moment now.
> BAD NEWS:  There seems to be a problem with ExtUtils-MakeMaker 6.12 
> included in perl-5.8.1-RC3.
> I successfully built and tested mod_perl 1.28 using RC3 on Windows XP / 
> MS VC++ 6.0, but I just thought that I'd give libapreq-1.2 a quick whirl 
> as well, and found that it doesn't build.  I get the following error:
> ...
> link -out:..\blib\arch\auto\libapreq\libapreq.dll
> ...
> libapreq.def : error LNK2001: unresolved external symbol boot_libapreq
> If I downgrade ExtUtils-MakeMaker to 6.03 (the version included in 
> perl-5.8.0) then it it's all OK.
> The question is: why is it trying to build "libapreq.dll"?  It should 
> only build "Request.dll" and "Cookie.dll", which would probably explain 
> why "boot_libapreq" is undefined.
> I'll continue looking into it myself, and can supply more info to anyone 
> that wants it, but I thought I'd better raise the alarm quickly first.

I have a similar problem on linux, dynamically links, 
which subsequently can't be found. I'm looking at it.

Stas Bekman            JAm_pH ------> Just Another mod_perl Hacker     mod_perl Guide --->

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