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Subject cvs commit: apachen README
Date Sun, 19 Oct 1997 17:05:06 GMT
coar        97/10/19 10:05:06

  Modified:    .        README
  	Add a small blurb about upgrading an existing Apache environment.
  PR:	1036
  Revision  Changes    Path
  1.12      +27 -3     apachen/README
  Index: README
  RCS file: /export/home/cvs/apachen/README,v
  retrieving revision 1.11
  retrieving revision 1.12
  diff -u -r1.11 -r1.12
  --- README	1997/07/31 16:26:42	1.11
  +++ README	1997/10/19 17:05:04	1.12
  @@ -17,8 +17,8 @@
   most up-to-date documentation, visit us on the WWW, at
  +New Installations
   NOTE: Windows users please see,
         or the htdocs/manual/windows.html file included with Apache. The
  @@ -61,6 +61,30 @@
   specifically call them by other names, use the AccessConfig and
   ResourceConfig directives in httpd.conf.
  +Upgrading an Existing Apache Environment
  +Between releases of Apache, there are several files that are likely
  +to get changed (aside from the source, of course).  These include:
  +  src/Makefile.tmpl
  +  src/Configuration.tmpl
  +  src/Configure
  +  conf/*.conf-dist
  +  conf/mime.types
  +It's recommended that you unpack a new Apache version distribution
  +into a different directory than the existing one, and check these
  +files against the ones you already have for new or changed directives.
  +It's almost certain that the Configure, Configuration.tmpl, and
  +Makefile.tmpl files are going to change, so pay particular attention
  +to merging your existing Configuration settings with the ones in
  +the Configuration.tmpl file to make a new Configuration file in the
  +new Apache src directory.  Then follow the steps for a new
  +installation to build and test the new server before replacing
  +the existing Apache directory tree with the one from the new
   The Latest Version
  @@ -90,4 +114,4 @@
   Please see the file called src/regex/COPYRIGHT. 
   The NT port was started with code provided to the Apache Group
  -by Ambarish Malpani of ValiCert, Inc. (
  +by Ambarish Malpani of ValiCert, Inc. (<>).

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