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From Jim Jagielski <>
Subject Re: [PATCH] simplified apachectl that passes through options to httpd
Date Fri, 24 May 2002 15:57:51 GMT
Jeff Trawick wrote:
> I think that this is your main point (please confirm):
>   don't support "httpd -k startssl", and instead force the user (or
>   apachectl) to run "httpd -k startssl -DSSL"
> One issue that may affect your opinion: historic apachectl verbs are
> to be considered deprecated; the vision is that apachectl is just a
> wrapper script whose user interface is the same as httpd.  Thinking
> long-term (e.g., Apache 2.1 or whatever), would you want the user to
> have to do
>   httpd -k start -DSSL

But there are tons of configs out there with the IfDef SSL directives
in their httpd.conf file that want/expect/require that SSL
is "defined"

   Jim Jagielski   [|]   [|]
      "A society that will trade a little liberty for a little order
             will lose both and deserve neither" - T.Jefferson

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