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From Marc Slemko <ma...@worldgate.com>
Subject Re: [Fwd: config/2705: apache.org online documentation refers to confdirectory. Should be etc instead? (fwd)]
Date Tue, 28 Jul 1998 19:35:20 GMT
On Tue, 28 Jul 1998, Ben Laurie wrote:

> Marc Slemko wrote:
> > 
> > The following reply was made to PR config/2705; it has been noted by GNATS.
> > 
> > From: Marc Slemko <marcs@znep.com>
> > To: apbugs@apache.org
> > Cc:  Subject: RE: config/2705: apache.org online documentation refers to conf
> >  directory. Should be etc instead? (fwd)
> > Date: Fri, 24 Jul 1998 16:05:58 -0700 (PDT)
> > 
> >  What can I say, I agree with everything he says.
> > 
> >  The default apaci directories are quite confusing and nonsensical when you
> >  install Apache in its own tree, with extra levels added for fun.
> > 
> >  but, the argument for adding it was always that "oh, it is optional so it
> >  can't hurt a fly so there is no reason to not add it" so...
> 
> Seems to me that the answer is to have apaci default to a layout that
> matches the "standard" Apache one, and optionally use other layout(s). I
> know it completely breaks me if I use it as it is.

I have suggested that numerous times, but each time I was told "oh, we
can't do that, it isn't standard, configure is just optional anyway,
etc.".

Changing it now, unfortunately, would probably confuse people even more.


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