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From Kyle Dent <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] changing suexec settings
Date Fri, 28 Nov 2003 22:29:21 GMT
On Fri, 28 Nov 2003 wrote:

> I had apache 2.0.48 installed and working the way I want, in particular,
> suexec with multiple vhosts.
> After a couple of dry runs, I found out that the default locations of
> suexec logfile (--with-suexec-logfile) and docroot (--with-suexec-docroot)
> are not the best for me.
> After reading the suexec documentation, my understanding is that I have to
> reinstall apache with the suexec settings that I want.
> In my case, this means reinstalling couple third-party modules. It seems
> that I have the option of doing a plain vanilla apache install in a temp
> directory with all the suexec settings that I want and copy the new suexec
> binary over the old suexec binary in the production directory.
> I wonder if there is a simpler and faster way to change the settings of
> suexec without reinstalling apache.

Recompile with the options you want. When you're finished, you'll
have an httpd binary in the top level directory of the Apache
source. Stop your web server and copy that over the existing


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