Installing Apache 1 (but not Apache 2)

Sebastian Bassi sbassi at
Wed Mar 5 16:06:45 UTC 2008

On 3/5/08, Derek Broughton <news at> wrote:
> I'm not sure I understand either the question _or_ the answer.  I don't
>  think the question was really "who" but "how".

My question is: Why I can't just install Apache. I don't care if
Apache2 is installed or not, as long as get a working copy of Apache1
working (with mod_perl).

>  You _can't_ install only apache (and _WHY_ would you not install apache2?).

I don't want to install Apache2 because I am trying to setup a problem
that states that it will not run under Apache2 (this is the program:

>  I think you really must be asking why you got the "apache2-utils" package,
>  and I have to admit I'm not sure - it doesn't seem like it should be a
>  dependency of apache.
>  otoh, if you're really asking why your install _failed_, you should probably
>  have given us the next couple of lines of output...

Yes, I want to know why if I did: apt-get install apache perl, I donde
have a working copy of apache (instead, I have):

Setting up apache (1.3.34-2ubuntu0.1) ...
dpkg: error processing apache (--configure):
 subprocess post-installation script returned error exit status 1
Errors were encountered while processing:
E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1)

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