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From "Billy" <apache-l...@bicity.net>
Subject RE: How best to remove and reinstall?
Date Mon, 06 May 2002 21:20:53 GMT
I'm going to try using a 'junque' box to see how the install goes.

Thanks,
Bill

>  -----Original Message-----
>  From: David Jackson [mailto:david.j.jackson@pickledbeans.com]
>  Sent: Monday, May 06, 2002 5:05 PM
>  To: users@httpd.apache.org
>  Cc: apache-list@bicity.net
>  Subject: Re: How best to remove and reinstall?
>
>
>  I always install from *.tgz source just so I have controll over where
>  everything goes. It's actually painless.
>  Just use ./configure --prefix=/usr/local/apache; make; make install
>  The advantage is (1) everything under one dir. (2) When you have
>  to compile
>  something against it (PHP for instance) you know exactly where
>  to find it.
>
>  Same applies to MySQL and other apps.
>
>  Plus building from soruce is looks good on  resumes.
>
>  HTH.
>
>  p.s. It also makes it easy to uninstall or backup(
>  rm -R; cp -R apache apcache.old), which is helpfull if you want to test
>  changes. djj
>
>  > What a mess! Apache 1.3.22 was installed 'automatically' during a Red
>  > Hat 7.2 installation. After a great deal of help from this list I got
>  > it running. Then I tried to install frontpage server extensions. Almost
>  > everything in fp looks for /usr/local/apache... and I am tired.
>  > I wonder if (after saving the httpd.conf file for reference) rpm -u
>  > would it all go away and I could start over and install in
>  > /usr/local/apache? Is there a better way?
>  >
>  > Thanks,
>  > Bill
>  >
>  >
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