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From Rob Hartill <hart...@hyperreal.com>
Subject (fwd) scoreboard comments
Date Sun, 20 Aug 1995 17:43:46 GMT
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> From webadm@info.cam.ac.uk  Sun Aug 20 02:43:27 1995
> From: WWW server manager <webadm@info.cam.ac.uk>
> Message-Id: <199508200943.KAA13439@cygnus.csi.cam.ac.uk>
> Subject: Re: Apache 0.8.10 is available
> To: apache-bugs@hyperreal.com
> Date: Sun, 20 Aug 1995 10:43:21 +0100 (BST)
> In-Reply-To: <199508200128.SAA12804@taz.hyperreal.com> from "Rob Hartill" at Aug
19, 95 06:28:00 pm
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> 
> >    This is an automated email, broadcast to all the addresses from
> > which we believe email has been sent to the Apache HTTP server 
> > project bugs-list (apache-bugs@mail.apache.org).
> > 
> >    If you didn't send mail to us, please respond so that we do not send you
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> 
> I seem to have got added to the list under two different addresses - please 
> retain the one from which I'm sending this, but delete jml4@cus.cam.ac.uk.
> 
> >    This is a quick note to let you know that the Apache HTTP server code
> > has been updated. The current version is 0.8.10, which is still in the
> > beta stage.
> 
> Fetched and compiled, ready for use (initially, at least) in our internal staff 
> test server. 
> 
> Since it's a bug I hit before and was documented as fixed, I tried starting it 
> chroot'd without a /tmp directory. It did indeed stop and complain (much better 
> than filling the system with processes!), but
> 
> (a) "open: No such file or directory" doesn't tell me (or anyone else) what
> file or directory couldn't be opened, and
> 
> (b) the follow-on message "Cannot open lcok file" probably ought at least 
> to spell "lock" correctly! 
> 
> [Pause to check whether it still wants /tmp, after past comments that the 
> process counter might be put elsewhere.]
> 
> Mmm... That was actually a different file, that needed to be in /usr/tmp, and 
> there's still a separate "scoreboard" file, in /tmp. Is there any reason for 
> that inconsistency in which directory is used? 
> 
> Anyway, my chroot environment now has /usr/tmp (as perceived by the chroot'd 
> process) and with /tmp symlinked to it, and it seems to work!
> 
>                                 John Line
> -- 
> University of Cambridge WWW/gopher server manager account (usually John Line)
> Send general queries to the WWW or gopher administrator addresses - 
> webmaster@ucs.cam.ac.uk or gopher-admin@ucs.cam.ac.uk.
> 


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