The CGI.pm that comes with RH8 doesn't work with the shipped mod_perl-1.99_05-3.
This is a CGI.pm bug, and I've submitted a patch to the author already.
I'll attach the patch here for your convenience, it's against CGI.pm 2.86.
Created attachment 78864 [details]
Make CGI.pm work with mod_perl 2
*** Bug 77175 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
This patch is in the upstream 2.89 release; can you confirm that 2.89 unpatched
also works for you?
Yep, been using a vanilla 2.89 somewhat with mod_perl 1.99 and it seems to work
This bug is also reported in mod_perl's troubleshooting page
"You need to install at least version 2.87 of CGI.pm to work under mod_perl
2.0, as earlier CGI.pm versions aren't mod_perl 2.0 aware"
I've searched in the latest Raw Hide RPMs, as well as the RHL 9 package list,
and perl-CGI 2.81 is still the only one available... Is a 2.87 (or higher)
version of this package to be expected anytime soon in the Red Hat distro?
Thanks in advance.
the perl in rawhide includes CGI.pm 3.01 which should resolve this