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From "Sander Striker" <stri...@apache.org>
Subject RE: Port 80 vs 8080 when not SU.
Date Wed, 10 Jul 2002 16:09:12 GMT
> From: Ryan Bloom [mailto:rbb@covalent.net]
> Sent: 10 July 2002 17:20

>> From: Lars Eilebrecht [mailto:lars@hyperreal.org]
>> 
>> According to Ravindra Jaju:
>> 
>>> How about an extra echo:
>>>
>>> if [ "x`$aux/getuid.sh`" != "x0" -a "x$port" = "x" ]; then
>>> 	conf_port="8080"
>>> 	echo "Non-root process. Server will run on port $conf_port"
>>> fi
>> 
>> +1
> 
> The problem with this, is that it gets lost in the noise of autoconf.
> Whenever we try to put informative messages like this in the configure
> output, nobody seems it.

Also, I don't want us to outsmart users.  If you want to run on port
80, configure port 80, if you want to run on 8080, configure 8080.
Nothing wrong with that little effort.

-1 on going back to behaviour that in the end will confuse users
(and us) more than it helps.

Sander


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