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From Mladen Turk <>
Subject Re: Headache, Win32 Service Name for Apache 2.2
Date Thu, 04 Jan 2007 09:08:15 GMT
William A. Rowe, Jr. wrote:
> The default service name is Apache2, both in the 2.0 and 2.2 WinNT MPMs.
> One of three things can happen here... please express your preference
> (if you have one)
>  [ ] Change the MPM code to use Apache2.2 by default (and Apache2.4 in trunk)
>  [X] Change the Installer to go back to Apache2 as the default service
>      (this makes parallel installs of Apache2.0 and Apache2.2 more troublesome.)
>  [ ] Change nothing, just document the discrepancy.
> I'm leaning twords #1 and would like to fix this with release 2.2.4, so three
> voters who share the preference would be greatly appreciated.

I agree with Isaac and his arguments.
Having multiple web servers on the same box requires more then
a few mouse clicks. Default service name in that case is irrelevant,
because no mater how you name it, it will always collide with already
installed one at some point.


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