Apache Custom Built DSO Question

Hi,

I built the mod_echo example (attached) and Apache is refusing to load with it defined in the httpd conf file. What should I do?

I am running:
 Windows 7
 Apache 2.2

Apache does load successfully without the module defined.
Apache complains that it can not find the module mod_echo.so

Thanks in Advance!

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#include "ap_config.h"
#include "ap_mmn.h"
#include "httpd.h"
#include "http_config.h"
#include "http_connection.h"

#include "apr_buckets.h"
#include "util_filter.h"

module AP_MODULE_DECLARE_DATA echo_module;

typedef struct {
    int bEnabled;
} EchoConfig;

static void *create_echo_server_config(apr_pool_t *p, server_rec *s)
{
    EchoConfig *pConfig = apr_pcalloc(p, sizeof *pConfig);

    pConfig->bEnabled = 0;

    return pConfig;
}

static const char *echo_on(cmd_parms *cmd, void *dummy, int arg)
{
    EchoConfig *pConfig = ap_get_module_config(cmd->server->module_config,
                                               &echo_module);
    pConfig->bEnabled = arg;

    return NULL;
}

static int process_echo_connection(conn_rec *c)
{
    apr_bucket_brigade *bb;
    apr_bucket *b;
    apr_status_t rv;
    EchoConfig *pConfig = ap_get_module_config(c->base_server->module_config,
                                               &echo_module);

    if (!pConfig->bEnabled) {
        return DECLINED;
    }

    do {
        bb = apr_brigade_create(c->pool, c->bucket_alloc);

        /* Get a single line of input from the client */
        if (((rv = ap_get_brigade(c->input_filters, bb, AP_MODE_GETLINE,
                                 APR_BLOCK_READ, 0)) != APR_SUCCESS) ||
             APR_BRIGADE_EMPTY(bb)) {
            apr_brigade_destroy(bb);
            break;
        }

        /* Make sure the data is flushed to the client */
        b = apr_bucket_flush_create(c->bucket_alloc);
        APR_BRIGADE_INSERT_TAIL(bb, b);

        /* Send back the data. */
        rv = ap_pass_brigade(c->output_filters, bb);
    } while (rv == APR_SUCCESS);

    return OK;
}

static const command_rec echo_cmds[] =
{
    AP_INIT_FLAG("ProtocolEcho", echo_on, NULL, RSRC_CONF,
                 "Run an echo server on this host"),
    { NULL }
};

static void register_hooks(apr_pool_t *p)
{
    ap_hook_process_connection(process_echo_connection, NULL, NULL,
                               APR_HOOK_MIDDLE);
}

module AP_MODULE_DECLARE_DATA echo_module = {
    STANDARD20_MODULE_STUFF,
    NULL,                       /* create per-directory config structure */
    NULL,                       /* merge per-directory config structures */
    create_echo_server_config,  /* create per-server config structure */
    NULL,                       /* merge per-server config structures */
    echo_cmds,                  /* command apr_table_t */
    register_hooks              /* register hooks */
};

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c:\>"C:\Apache\bin\httpd.exe" -k start
httpd.exe: Syntax error on line 39 of C:/Apache/conf/httpd.conf:
 line 1 of C:/Apache/conf/dynamic/modules.conf: Cannot load C:/Ap
d_echo.so into server: The specified module could not be found.

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dilithiumtoys_dot_comConnect With a Mentor Author Commented:
I read this article http://groups.google.com/group/modwsgi/browse_frm/thread/c33b42bc9b86a4df?pli=1
and I am wondering if I am missing a needed DLL? Shouldnt this example be a standalone module?
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jkrCommented:
Are you sure the module gets copied to the location where Apache expects it during the build?
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dilithiumtoys_dot_comAuthor Commented:
I checked the modules directory to make sure it was being built and placed in the location Apache would be looking for it.

LoadModule echo_module modules/mod_echo.so is in my conf file and I deleted the copy of mod_echo in the module directory and then recompiled.

The module was where it was suppose to be, but Apache is complaining it is not there. I adjusted the permissions and everything to allow full access.
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jkrCommented:
Cn you try "Process Explorer" (http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/sysinternals/bb896653) to see if it is really trying to load that modue and if there are any issues during that process?
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dilithiumtoys_dot_comAuthor Commented:
Ok. I have downloaded that, but I cant seem to find Apache or find it fast enough. Its like a second that its open.
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dilithiumtoys_dot_comAuthor Commented:
My solution worked.
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