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libapache2-libapache2-Umsoedr-pCeornlt2r-i2b.u0t.e4d::Pdeorcls:D:oacpuim:e:nMtoadtPieornl::RegistryLoader(3pm)



NAME
       ModPerl::RegistryLoader - Compile ModPerl::RegistryCooker scripts at
       server startup

Synopsis
         # in startup.pl
         use ModPerl::RegistryLoader ();
         use File::Spec ();

         # explicit uri => filename mapping
         my $rlbb = ModPerl::RegistryLoader->new(
             package => 'ModPerl::RegistryBB',
             debug   => 1, # default 0
         );

         $rlbb->handler($uri, $filename);

         ###
         # uri => filename mapping using a helper function
         sub trans {
             my $uri = shift;
             $uri =~ s|^/registry/|cgi-bin/|;
             return File::Spec->catfile(Apache2::ServerUtil::server_root, $uri);
         }
         my $rl = ModPerl::RegistryLoader->new(
             package => 'ModPerl::Registry',
             trans   => \&trans,
         );
         $rl->handler($uri);

         ###
         $rlbb->handler($uri, $filename, $virtual_hostname);

Description
       This modules allows compilation of scripts, running under packages
       derived from "ModPerl::RegistryCooker", at server startup.  The
       script's handler routine is compiled by the parent server, of which
       children get a copy and thus saves some memory by initially sharing the
       compiled copy with the parent and saving the overhead of script's
       compilation on the first request in every httpd instance.

       This module is of course useless for those running the
       "ModPerl::PerlRun" handler, because the scripts get recompiled on each
       request under this handler.

Methods
       new()
           When creating a new "ModPerl::RegistryLoader" object, one has to
           specify which of the "ModPerl::RegistryCooker" derived modules to
           use. For example if a script is going to run under
           "ModPerl::RegistryBB" the object is initialized as:

             my $rlbb = ModPerl::RegistryLoader->new(
                 package => 'ModPerl::RegistryBB',
             );

           If the package is not specified "ModPerl::Registry" is assumed:

             my $rlbb = ModPerl::RegistryLoader->new();

           To turn the debugging on, set the debug attribute to a true value:

             my $rlbb = ModPerl::RegistryLoader->new(
                 package => 'ModPerl::RegistryBB',
                 debug   => 1,
             );

           Instead of specifying explicitly a filename for each uri passed to
           handler(), a special attribute trans can be set to a subroutine to
           perform automatic remapping.

             my $rlbb = ModPerl::RegistryLoader->new(
                 package => 'ModPerl::RegistryBB',
                 trans   => \&trans,
             );

           See the handler() item for an example of using the trans attribute.

       handler()
             $rl->handler($uri, [$filename, [$virtual_hostname]]);

           The handler() method takes argument of "uri" and optionally of
           "filename" and of "virtual_hostname".

           URI to filename translation normally doesn't happen until HTTP
           request time, so we're forced to roll our own translation. If the
           filename is supplied it's used in translation.

           If the filename is omitted and a "trans" subroutine was not set in
           new(), the loader will try using the "uri" relative to the
           "ServerRoot" configuration directive.  For example:

             httpd.conf:
             -----------
             ServerRoot /usr/local/apache
             Alias /registry/ /usr/local/apache/cgi-bin/

             startup.pl:
             -----------
             use ModPerl::RegistryLoader ();
             my $rl = ModPerl::RegistryLoader->new(
                 package => 'ModPerl::Registry',
             );
             # preload /usr/local/apache/cgi-bin/test.pl
             $rl->handler(/registry/test.pl);

           To make the loader smarter about the URI->filename translation, you
           may provide the "new()" method with a "trans()" function to
           translate the uri to filename.

           The following example will pre-load all files ending with .pl in
           the cgi-bin directory relative to "ServerRoot".

             httpd.conf:
             -----------
             ServerRoot /usr/local/apache
             Alias /registry/ /usr/local/apache/cgi-bin/

             startup.pl:
             -----------
             {
                 # test the scripts pre-loading by using trans sub
                 use ModPerl::RegistryLoader ();
                 use File::Spec ();
                 use DirHandle ();
                 use strict;

                 my $dir = File::Spec->catdir(Apache2::ServerUtil::server_root,
                                             "cgi-bin");

                 sub trans {
                     my $uri = shift;
                     $uri =~ s|^/registry/|cgi-bin/|;
                     return File::Spec->catfile(Apache2::ServerUtil::server_root,
                                                $uri);
                 }

                 my $rl = ModPerl::RegistryLoader->new(
                     package => "ModPerl::Registry",
                     trans   => \&trans,
                 );
                 my $dh = DirHandle->new($dir) or die $!;

                 for my $file ($dh->read) {
                     next unless $file =~ /\.pl$/;
                     $rl->handler("/registry/$file");
                 }
             }

           If $virtual_hostname argument is passed it'll be used in the
           creation of the package name the script will be compiled into for
           those registry handlers that use namespace_from_uri() method.  See
           also the notes on $ModPerl::RegistryCooker::NameWithVirtualHost in
           the "ModPerl::RegistryCooker" documentation.

           Also explained in the "ModPerl::RegistryLoader" documentation, this
           only has an effect at run time if
           $ModPerl::RegistryCooker::NameWithVirtualHost is set to true,
           otherwise the $virtual_hostname argument is ignored.

Implementation Notes
       "ModPerl::RegistryLoader" performs a very simple job, at run time it
       loads and sub-classes the module passed via the package attribute and
       overrides some of its functions, to emulate the run-time environment.
       This allows to preload the same script into different registry
       environments.

Authors
       The original "Apache2::RegistryLoader" implemented by Doug MacEachern.

       Stas Bekman did the porting to the new registry framework based on
       "ModPerl::RegistryLoader".

SEE ALSO
       "ModPerl::RegistryCooker", "ModPerl::Registry", "ModPerl::RegistryBB",
       "ModPerl::PerlRun", Apache(3), mod_perl(3)



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