[EP-tech] Re: EPrints and Apache 2.4 (/Ubuntu 14.04 LTS) [FIXES]

Ajunk Pracetio prazetyo at gmail.com
Sun Jun 1 09:50:50 BST 2014


At last...someone already success install eprints 3.3.12 on ubuntu 14.04
with apache 2.4.7.
Maybe I will try to export my eprints at ubuntu 12.04 to 14.04.

I will report the progress too.

Thank you
On Jun 1, 2014 3:09 PM, "Christian Blohmann" <christian.blohmann at gmail.com>
wrote:

> Hi Sebastien,
>
> I have applied your patches and report success in running Eprints 3.3.12
> on Ubuntu 14.04. As added benefit the URLs look much nicer now that no
> HTML escaping is done on non-ASCII characters. Thanks a lot for fixing this!
>
> To give you and other users a few more details: I had a testing
> installation of Eprints 3.3.12 running on Ubuntu 13.04. The upgrade to
> Ubuntu 13.10 entails the upgrade from apache 2.2 to apache 2.4. This
> leads to a few problems due to the changes in the apache API which are
> fixed by the first three patches. The upgrade from Ubuntu 13.04 to 14.04
> entails the upgrade to Perl 5.18 which in my case broke quite a bit. The
> symptoms are various redirection loops and errors due to undefined
> parameters. I figured that this was due to bad URL rewriting but couldn't
> find out how to fix it. Your 4th patch in your list seems to fix this. I
> will now start serious testing and report if I encounter more issues.
>
> Christian
>
>
>
> On Fri, May 30, 2014 at 1:56 PM, Sebastien Francois <sf2 at ecs.soton.ac.uk>
> wrote:
>
>>  Hi all,
>>
>> If needed, I added a few patches on GitHub/3.3 branch to make EPrints
>> work over Apache v2.4:
>>
>> - See last comment on https://github.com/eprints/eprints/issues/214  [
>> use of remote_ip ]
>> - https://github.com/eprints/eprints/issues/237 [ NameVirtualHost
>> deprecated ]
>> - https://github.com/eprints/eprints/issues/236 [ Order allow,deny
>> deprecated ]
>>
>> Not directly relating to Apache v2.4 but this will also be relevant if
>> you're using Ubuntu 14+:
>>
>> -
>> https://github.com/eprints/eprints/commit/157db0d27d423d38f9c0fc31ce47e519cd861d45
>> [ utf8::decode and URI parameters ]
>>
>>
>> Hopefully this will be it. I'll do more sanity checking on the use of
>> "utf8::decode" in EPrints but the latter patch should solve most issues.
>>
>> Seb.
>>
>>
>>
>>
>> On 29/05/14 17:57, Ajunk Pracetio wrote:
>>
>> My 14.04 already uninstall and back to 12.04, and I forget the error. But
>> from web, I always get http 500/http 503 (also forget which one). Maybe I
>> will try on my localhost with 14.04.
>>
>> I hope you can find the solution.
>> On May 29, 2014 11:46 PM, "Sebastien Francois" <sf2 at ecs.soton.ac.uk>
>> wrote:
>>
>>>  On 29/05/14 17:29, Ajunk Pracetio wrote:
>>>
>>> I already write about this incompatible eprints on ubuntu 14. But
>>> nothing answer.
>>>
>>>
>>> I read your email on this matter - if you could provide more
>>> information, this would be great (copy/paste of errors in Apache's error
>>> logs is usually a good start).
>>>
>>> I'll reply to the mailing-list when I have all the required patches. I
>>> have one so far (*) :-)
>>>
>>> Thanks for your answer,
>>> Seb.
>>>
>>> (*)
>>> https://github.com/eprints/eprints/commit/9b1164b927a5799c1e10fb54cf345590a00166f4
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> Right now,I restore my eprints back to 12.04. If you can solve this
>>> error..maybe I can upgrade my OS to 14.04.
>>>
>>> On May 29, 2014 11:07 PM, "Sebastien Francois" <sf2 at ecs.soton.ac.uk>
>>> wrote:
>>>
>>>> Hi all,
>>>>
>>>> We are aware of some issues with using EPrints on Ubuntu 14 - more
>>>> specifically Apache 2.4 as v2.4 is bringing an updated API
>>>> (http://httpd.apache.org/docs/trunk/developer/new_api_2_4.html).
>>>>
>>>> We are currently working at fixing those and releasing patches ASAP.
>>>>
>>>> If you have experienced issues using the aforementioned configuration,
>>>> please reply to this email with any relevant information.
>>>>
>>>> Thank you,
>>>> Seb.
>>>>
>>>>
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