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From Yehuda Katz <yeh...@ymkatz.net>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] Syntax checking an alternate configuration file
Date Wed, 06 Jul 2016 16:29:34 GMT
That is a change RedHat made to the script - it isn't in the regular
distribution.
RedHat explicitly discourages using a non-default-location configuration
file.

Ref: https://access.redhat.com/discussions/1605003

- Y

On Wed, Jul 6, 2016 at 12:17 PM, Darryl Philip Baker <
darryl.baker@northwestern.edu> wrote:

> I want to syntax check an alternate configuration file in Apache 2.4 but I
> have hit a snag, “apachectl –t –f {full path name}” and “apachectl –f {full
> path name} configtest” give me an extra message which I don’t need and
> don’t want to see. I looked at the shell script that is apachectl and it
> looks like someone got lazy and if there is  a second argument it will
> always print the warning message. It may be a “feature” but it is a damn
> annoying one. Because I’m using RHEL I don’t want to just comment out the
> test in apachectl but I’m not sure it is a reportable bug. Opinions?
>
>
>
> [root@host build_conf]# apachectl -t -f /etc/httpd/build_conf/httpd.conf
>
> Passing arguments to httpd using apachectl is no longer supported.
>
> You can only start/stop/restart httpd using this script.
>
> If you want to pass extra arguments to httpd, edit the
>
> /etc/sysconfig/httpd config file.
>
> httpd: “Here is the error message I am looking for”
>
> [root@host build_conf]#
>
>
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