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From Marc Slemko <ma...@worldgate.com>
Subject Re: [BUG] DEFAULT_USER has to exist
Date Thu, 15 May 1997 13:22:37 GMT
Erm... why?

It means that you have to set DEFAULT_USER correctly at compile time.
There is no reason for that.  The less hardcoded things the better.

On Thu, 15 May 1997, Jim Jagielski wrote:

> Marc Slemko wrote:
> > 
> > If the DEFAULT_USER or DEFAULT_GROUP doesn't exist, then Apache refuses to
> > start even though it may not be running as root (and therefore won't
> > switch uids) or the User directive is pointing to some other user.  This
> > is an unnecessary hardcoded configuration detail.
> > 
> > Unless anyone can argue that this is a feature not a bug, I will drop it
> > into the PR database so it isn't forgotten...  
> > 
> 
> I wouldn't call this either a feature or a bug.... I would call
> this pretty much expected.
> 
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