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From "Joshua Slive" <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] Change directory Apache looks for conf file in?
Date Sat, 08 Jul 2006 14:46:25 GMT
On 7/8/06, Evan Platt <> wrote:
> Different issue than what I originally had, so changing the subject
> to reflect..
> SSLEngine On was somehow disabled. No clue when or how.  Re-enabled
> it, decided to go for the 2.2.2 upgrade. Halfway through the make,
> realized I didn't specify the prefix. Stopped it, remade /installed
> with prefix /Library/Apache2. Now, httpd -k start says
> httpd: Could not open configuration file
> /usr/local/apache2/conf/httpd.conf: No such file or directory
> So obviously something thinks the directory should be
> /usr/local/apache2. Removed the directory...  which httpd says
> /Library/Apache2 . What do I need to change to tell it to look for
> everything in /Library/Apache2? Tried remaking and make install again, no joy.

You would probably need to "make clean; configure --options; make install".

If you want to stick with the current install, you can use the -f
command line option (to apachectl or httpd) to tell it where to look
for httpd.conf.


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