ANNOUNCE: mod_perl Guide ver. 1.27
The new version of the mod_perl guide is available: Online: http://perl.apache.org/guide/ PDF version (650pp): http://perl.apache.org/guide/mod_perl_guide.pdf.gz CPAN: file: /authors/id/S/ST/STAS/Apache-mod_perl_guide-1.27.tar.gz size: 457620 bytes md5: 588452aaaaf68c074d51006769f3c6f3 (please allow a few hours for the mirrors to catch up with this update) (note that this release requires the version 0.3 of Pod::HtmlPsPdf, which will be automatically installed by CPAN.pm). Changes: * intro.pod: o. updated the long due credits section * correct_headers.pod: o added a link to an info page: "Prevent the browser from Caching a page" * multiuser.pod: o added a ref to "The User-mode Linux Kernel" project (related to running of many servers on the same machine safely to the system). * performance.pod: o added the http_load utility section o added notes about latency problems with db transactions "Persistent DB Connections" (Rodger Donaldson) * download.pod: o added links to http_load and Daquiri (only link to the backhand site) utilities. * troubleshooting.pod: o foo ... at /dev/null line 0 (Honza Pazdziora) o httpd keeps on growing after each restart (Perrin Harkins) * debug.pod: o suggestion to use warn while debugging (Kenny Gatdula) o extended the section on using strace(1). o documented the fact that Apache::Status shouldn't be used on production machines because of the overhead that it creates (Doug). o extended the section: "Safe Resource Locking and Cleanup Code" with localized file globs example (Doug) * help.pod: o added cgi-list subscription info (Peter J. Schoenster) o started new sections: 'Get help with Unix OS flavors -- Unix OS related resources' and 'Get help with Performance and Scalability' * perl.pod: o new: Understanding Closures -- the Easy Way (Randal Shwartz, Perrin Harkins, Stas) o Exceptions section update: Exception::Class and Devel::StackTrace (Matt Sergeant and Dave Rolsky) * porting.pod: o new item: "Return Codes under Apache::Registry" (Eric Cholet) o "-M and other time() file tests under mod_perl" -- added a nice TransHandler to handle the time resetting (Doug) o Adding local() at "-M and other time() file tests under mod_perl" (Andreas Koenig) o Documented Apache::Reload o correction: PERL5LIB is not ignored when PerlTaintCheck is on * install.pod: o mod_proxy_add_forward setup extended with notes about --permute-module to make it easy to place mod_proxy_add_forward before mod_proxy (Larry Leszczynski) o mod_perl and php install scenario (Roy Nasser) o reviewed and extensively edited. o added an info about Aphid Apache Installer o removed the section about experimental compile option PERL_MARK_WHERE since it should go away with 2.0 (it's still mentioned in debug.pod : "Finding the Line Which Triggered the Error or Warning" (Doug) * scenario.pod: reviewed and extensively edited. * strategy.pod: reviewed and extensively edited. * Minor corrections: o install.pod: (Neil Conway, Lance Cleveland) o perl.pod: (Pavel Shmidt) o config.pod: (Michael Rendell)A new version of the mod_perl guide is available.
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