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Problem running CGI::Application under modperl2
As far as #2 goes, I'm not sure why that's happening. It should work. CGI.pm should be good enough. Now, for #3 that's a known issue with CGI::Application::Plugin::Apache on mod_perl 2. I've had the fix in my code for a while but just haven't uploaded it to CPAN. I have repented and it's now in the PAUSE queue, so it should be available soon.
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