[mod_python] FreeBSD/Apache2/mod_python3.0.3 install issue

Gregory (Grisha) Trubetskoy grisha at modpython.org
Sat May 3 22:40:53 EST 2003

You probably didn't read the note that shows up at the very end of the
FreeBSD port install :-)


 And, if you built apache without thread support, you may need to add the
 following lines to $PREFIX/sbin/envvars:

 export LD_PRELOAD



On Sat, 3 May 2003, Steve Holmlund wrote:

> Hi,
> I'm new to this list and apologize in advance if I've missed the obvious.
> I've searched the archives and found a couple similar instances of my
> problem but also think that recent changes should have fixed what I'm
> seeing. Hence, this post.
> I've installed mod_python 3.0.3 with Apache 2.0.45 on both FreeBSD 4.8 and
> 5.0. I add the LoadModule line to httpd.conf and restart Apache, at which
> point I get:
> Syntax error on line 274 of /usr/local/etc/apache2/httpd.conf:
> Cannot load /usr/local/libexec/apache2/mod_python.so into server:
> /usr/local/libexec/apache2/mod_python.so: Undefined symbol "pthread_create"
> Before installing, I updated the entire ports collection source so I should
> be current in that regard. As far as I can tell from reading the port
> Makefile in Apache2, threads are enabled. So I didn't modify anything, just
> ran make, make install.
> I remain confused about how to modify httpd.conf, in spite of the message at
> the end of the make install of mod_python, which talks about setting
> PythonPath, etc. Could my incomplete modification of httpd.conf be the cause
> of the error I'm seeing? Or is something else wrong?
> Also, could someone show me a slightly more explicit (so to speak) snippet
> of httpd.conf that correctly modifies the standard one placed by a ports
> installation on FreeBSD? I just want the minimum mods to httpd.conf to
> confirm functionality before proceeding to other setups.
> Again, sorry if I'm missing the obvious. Anyone with the time to help, many
> thanks in advance.
> Steve Holmlund
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