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From "Vincent Bray" <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] Apache 2.2, rotatelogs.exe, and Windows
Date Sat, 15 Sep 2007 15:47:21 GMT
On 14/09/2007, Mark A. Craig <> wrote:
> I want to use rotatelogs.exe to archive my logs with Apache 2.2 running
> in Windows 2000.  WHen I try to configure it the server fails to start
> and bitches about Unicode characters on line 1 of httpd.conf that aren't
> actually there.  I've read the docs repeatedly, but it's not entirely
> explicit about how to implement it, esp. under Windows.

Sounds like a BOM issue. Try either saving the config file with a
non-unicode encoding, or otherwise disable BOMs in your editor. Apache
is not able to deal with byte order marks in config files as far as i


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