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From Dennis Speekenbrink <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] CGI Error
Date Fri, 09 May 2003 06:47:27 GMT

>[root@vectec root]# apachectl restart
>Shutting down httpd-perl:                                  [  OK  ]
>Shutting down httpd:                                       [  OK  ]
>Starting httpd-perl:                                       [  OK  ]
>Starting httpd:                                            [  OK  ]

Not to intrude in your thread (which for the first time in a while has 
gotten so many people confused :-) but I've heard statements regarding that 
apache won't re-read it's configuration files on a "restart".  Apparently 
you'd be better of shutting it down, and then starting it again.
I know your config hasn't changed, but it may be related...

I've quoted an earlier message that talks about "not re-reading on a 

Cheers, and good luck!


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From: "Tom Gazzini" <>
To: <>
Date: Thu, 1 May 2003 15:38:05 +0100
Subject: RE: [users@httpd] Question about httpd.conf

I just realized that apachectl restart won't cause httpd to reread the
DocumentRoot directive. You have to stop and start the server. Apologies
for wasting your time.

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