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From Dirk-Willem van Gulik <>
Subject Re: Version check idea
Date Tue, 21 Apr 2015 14:00:05 GMT
On 21 Apr 2015, at 15:55, Jim Jagielski <> wrote:

> For comment: What do people think about adding the capability that
> when httpd is started, it tries to access
> to check its version number with the latest one referred to in that
> file and, if a newer one exists, it prints out a little message
> in the error.log (or stderr)…

First reaction - Eek && Evil ! Breaks about every assumption I have about well defined
unix programmes.

However if it where something like ‘httpd C / --configcheck’ or similarily for apachectl
then I could easily image that to be rather useful.

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