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From Andy Harrison <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] Environment Variables surviving log rotation HUP signal
Date Fri, 30 Apr 2004 18:08:14 GMT

On Fri, 30 Apr 2004 13:39:06 -0400, Aaron W Morris wrote
Subject: "Re: [users@httpd] Environment Variables surviving log rotation HUP signal"

>  You would have to restart (kill and start) the httpd process in order 
>  for it to inherit new environment variables from the apachectl script.
>  If you want a HUP to set new variables, use the SetEnv directive.
>  ie
>  SetEnv PERL5LIB "/usr/local/rt3/perl/lib/site_perl/5.8.2/i386-freebsd"

Ok, great.  Thanx!

I saw that in the apache docs, but I wasn't sure.  Would PassEnv also
work?  Only so that I don't have to hard code it in yet another place.

Andy Harrison
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