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From "Joshua Slive" <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] http error log
Date Fri, 07 Sep 2007 01:47:31 GMT
On 9/6/07, Satya <> wrote:
> hi,
> we are using the Apache httpd for development. One issue we are facing
> is that the http server writes out an error_log that only root can
> read. Our developers need to be able to read this file to figure out
> their CGI bugs.
> We currently manage this by manually setting the permissions (chmod),
> but this has to be done every time we restart the server. How do I
> make Apache write out files with rw-r--r-- permissions?

My understanding (without verifying myself) is that all you need to do
is properly set the umask under which you start the server.


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