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From Jimmy Lantz <>
Subject Re: A panicked newbie that needs a little help
Date Wed, 03 Jul 2002 10:12:05 GMT
I would say, compile the whole source code.

There's never an easy way out, one must make do with the ones that are at 
hand :-)

At 20:13 2002-07-03 -0700, you wrote:
>Hi Owen,
>Thanks for your comments...  I appreciate your speedy response.
>If it is no hassle, I would love to have your notes as an additional 
>reference point.
>Can I ask you to elaborate a little on the recompile process?  Do I have 
>to completely recompile Apache's source code with the fixed file or can I 
>simply recompile that particular file?  Now I actually use my gray matter, 
>I think that may have been a stupid question.  Anyhow, the proposition 
>still stands - can I compile a single file?
>Phillip Blake
>Boyle Owen wrote:
>>>From: Phillip Blake 
>>>Before I get blasted for this seemingly mindless request, please know
>>>that within 3 months I have changed from Windose to Linux, setup the
>>>Apache web server running PHP4, Mod_SSL and mySQL.  All are working
>>>magnificently - I currently have 6 clients hosted on this server.
>>Congratulations and welcome to Open-source!
>>>How the hell do I apply the latest Apache patch for the recent
>>>Encoding' issue?  As a newbie, I am familiar with using the patch
>>>command but when this patch asks me what file/s to patch...  I
>>>have a clue.  I am equally confused whether you can patch your live
>>>Apache server or whether you must first patch the source and then
>>>recompile the server?  If the later is true, how does this affect a
>>>configuration that has been compile with PHP as a module using mySQL?
>>You can't patch a running server - you have to edit the faulty file, 
>>recompile, stop apache, install the new binary, start apache.
>>Rather than patching, I did a complete upgrade to the latest source 
>>(1.3.26). Did you keep notes when you compiled the last time? If yes, 
>>just follow the same process but with the new apache version. If no,... 
>>oh dear....
>>If you do have to work it all out again, keep a note of exactly every 
>>command you type when compiling/installing. Then when you need to upgrade 
>>again, it will be a breeze. If you like, I can send you my notes from 
>>this (although I don't have PHP or mySQL but I do use mod_perl) or check 
>>out Luc de Louw's guide on 

>>Owen Boyle
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