"Last month, I talked a bit about mod_perl, and how I used it
extensively on my web server. But I was reminded by a few of my
reviewers that I've yet to provide a good overview of mod_perl in
any of my columns! Time to fix that.
"As its name suggests, mod_perl is an Apache module that can be
added to a statically- or dynamically-linked Apache server, or can
be added later via the APXS mechanism. Generally, if your flavor of
Linux has Apache, you probably have simple instructions for adding
mod_perl already available. Macintosh computers running OS X
already have mod_perl built-in, and there are a number of pre-built
versions of Apache with mod_perl for Windows machines as
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