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From Brian Mearns <mearn...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] apache2 versus httpd
Date Tue, 05 May 2009 19:41:53 GMT
On Tue, May 5, 2009 at 9:35 AM, Lester Caine <lester@lsces.co.uk> wrote:
> André Warnier wrote:
>>
>> Julius Thijssen wrote:
>>>
>>> How annoying, having to switch naming from CentOS/RHEL to Debian.
>>> It causes me to work for hours changing httpd to apache2 (and back)
>>> while migrating a linux server system.
>>> Can't they just get along and make some uniformity between them?
>>> What could EVER be useful about using two different names for one and
>>> the same daemon?
>>>
>> Sure.
>> The next step would be to ask them to all put the DocumentRoot under
>> /var/www, instead of /srv/www sometimes.  Then the next step would be to ask
>> to agree on a structure for the config files under /etc/apache2 .. ooops
>> /etc/httpd, so that one doesn't use sites-available while the other uses
>> vhosts.d.
>> Then we could also ask the Apache foundation to tell the Apache packagers
>> for Windows to stop this nonsense of using install directory names with
>> spaces, like C:/Program Files/Apache Software Foundation/.. etc..  Whatever
>> was wrong with C:/apache ?
>>
>> Hopeless, I'm afraid.
>
> Perhaps not ... if we create a standard then we request that the
> distributions follow it. It's not just apache - php has exactly the same
> problem and increase the number of combinations one has to deal with :(
>
> Of cause simply moving them back to where YOU want them is not actually a
> problem, since on the whole one only has to edit the config files?
>
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Build from source, and archive your config script. Problem solved.

You're welcome.
-Brian

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