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From Dean Gaudet <>
Subject Re: [CONTRIB] Autoconf Interface Emulation
Date Sun, 01 Mar 1998 21:51:14 GMT
You know if we defaulted LockFile to /var/run/httpd.lock we'd probably get
far fewer bug reports related to NFS.  We'd have to beef up the error
message to tell folks what directive to change if an error occurs creating
that file.  Just an idle related observation. 


On Sun, 1 Mar 1998, Marc Slemko wrote:

> 1. In the long term, I would like a file created that lists all the paths
> for everything involved with Apache that can be easily parsed.  This file
> could be used in upgrades to put things in the right place, and by third
> party products to find things.  The location of it will differ from system
> to system, but that isn't too bad since two or three common guesses should
> get it most of the time, if not ask the user. 
> 2. I'm not convinced that it is wise to start defaulting to anything that
> does not put everything under one Apache-specific tree.  There are too
> many platforms that are messed up by it.  eg. Linux with bastard fsstnd or
> whatever it is, etc. 

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