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From Marc Slemko <>
Subject [PATCH] remove bogus LockFile warning from docs
Date Mon, 22 Dec 1997 21:10:57 GMT
None of the issues with placement of the LockFile apply, so the below
warning about the LockFile directive is not necessary.  The only risk is
that someone else could create a file with that name and prevent the
server from starting; well, a lot of files unless they can guess the pid.

Index: core.html
RCS file: /export/home/cvs/apachen/htdocs/manual/mod/core.html,v
retrieving revision 1.87
diff -u -r1.87 core.html
--- core.html	1997/12/14 01:04:56	1.87
+++ core.html	1997/12/22 21:07:52
@@ -1029,9 +1029,6 @@
 must be stored on a local disk</b>.  The PID of the main
 server process is automatically appended to the filename. <p>
-The LockFile is subject to the same warnings about log file placement and
-<a href="../misc/security_tips.html#serverroot">security</a>.
 <h2><A name="maxclients">MaxClients directive</A></h2>

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