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From Eric Gorr <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] Apache under MacOSX 10.4.10
Date Thu, 30 Aug 2007 17:01:46 GMT

On Aug 30, 2007, at 12:53 PM, Dragon wrote:

> Eric Gorr wrote:
>> On Aug 30, 2007, at 10:55 AM, Joshua Slive wrote:
>>> On 8/30/07, Eric Gorr <> wrote:
>>>> Sorry, I should have mentioned that I am using Apache 1.3.33  
>>>> which is
>>>> the default server under MacOSX.
>>> Then go ahead and pull out your network sniffer, since this obsolete
>>> version doesn't have that feature.
>> What is the easiest way to switch to Apache 2.2.4 under MacOSX  
>> 10.4.10?
> ---------------- End original message. ---------------------
> I can't speak from experience with your exact configuration but I  
> would simply suggest trying to compile from source.
> It's relatively painless for most Unix-style systems. It can't hurt  
> to try.
> If you do make the attempt, you might want to configure it to  
> install in a different location than where the existing version  
> lives so you can easily roll it back if needed.

Yes, I am sure I can build and install it from source without any  

What I am uncertain of however is how to get the machine to launch  
the Apache2 webserver as opposed to the the default one installed on  
the system.

I am also assuming that if I install Apache2, I would no longer be  
able to use the Sharing panel to turn the server on/off and would  
need to do so from the command line.

I can't imagine this is terribly difficult...I just don't know the  

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