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From Jim Jagielski <>
Subject Re: Paths
Date Thu, 11 Sep 1997 23:16:30 GMT
Lars Eilebrecht wrote:
> According to Jim Jagielski:
> >  As far as this 'make install' stuff is concerned. How about:
> >  
> >     1. A new line in Configuration pointing to HTTPD_ROOT
> >        and DOCUMENT_LOCATION. The defaults will be in /usr/local/apache
> Is it really a good idea to change the default location?
> If the locations for HTTPD_ROOT and DOCUMENT_LOCATION (how about
> DOCUMENT_ROOT?) is configurable, why don't let the user decide and
> continue to use the infamous /usr/local/etc/httpd path as default?

Of course the user _can_ do so at run time, and most do. BUT
we also need them to be able to define some place for
'make install' to plop them, which is done when Apache is compiled.

      Jim Jagielski            |       jaguNET Access Services           |
            "Look at me! I'm wearing a cardboard belt!"

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