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From Dean Gaudet <dgau...@arctic.org>
Subject Re: [CONTRIB] Autoconf Interface Emulation
Date Sun, 01 Mar 1998 22:33:51 GMT
I know.  But it's not world writable (the problem with /var/tmp) and would
self-diagnose a failure. 

Dean

On Sun, 1 Mar 1998, Jim Jagielski wrote:

> 'cept, of course, that /var/run is not standard.
> 
> 
> Dean Gaudet wrote:
> > 
> > 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. 
> > 
> > Dean
> > 
> > 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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