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From Cory Omand <Cory.Om...@Sun.COM>
Subject Re: [mp2] test server cannot start as non-root user with worker mpm
Date Thu, 04 Nov 2004 16:31:22 GMT
On Tue, 2004-11-02 at 17:43, Stas Bekman wrote:
> Cory Omand wrote:
> > On Tue, 2004-11-02 at 16:19, Stas Bekman wrote:
> > 
> >>Does your global httpd.conf has an AcceptMutex entry which specifies a 
> >>location which is only root accessible? So A-T should probably detect that 
> >>and rewrite the path to something local (e.g. t/logs/acceptmutex)?
> > 
> > 
> > The global httpd.conf file, which is the default file distributed with
> > apache 2.0.52, does not have an AcceptMutex or LockFile entry.  By
> > default 'LockFile' points to 'logs/accept.lock' (per the apache 2.0
> > docs).  My fix to get the mp2 tests to start was to patch the
> > @THREAD_MODULE@ section of 'Apache-Test/lib/Apache/' to set
> > 'AcceptMutex pthread'.  That's not going to be a good solution, as there
> > is no guarantee that everyone else has pthread mutexes.
> that's correct.
> >  I'm also not
> > familiar enough with A-T to know if there's a global variable that
> > points to the local logging directory (e.g. where mp2 writes the
> > error_log).
> it's @t_logs@
> >  Assuming that this variable is available as @APACHE_LOGS@,
> > it would be possible to set 'LockFile @APACHE_LOGS@/accept.lock' in the
> > @THREAD_MODULE@ section...
> Oh, you mean we were talking about LockFile all this time, which is wrong 
> when run under non-root user, right? So your global httpd.conf has:
> LockFile logs/accept.lock

No, my global httpd.conf doesn't have an active LockFile directive
(there is one in there, but it's commented out by default).  I think the
issue is that my server is compiled to store logs in var/log/*_log,
rather than 'logs/*'.  The path to logs during the test is overridden to
be 'logs/', relative to the 't' directory, but LockFile (and maybe other
directives that would write into the log directory) attempts to create
the lock as 'var/log/accept.lock'.  Obviously this cannot succeed, as
there is no 'var' directory in there.

> which is picked by Apache-Test and put into t/conf/httpd.conf? In which 
> case we should rewrite this setting to point to:
> LockFile @t_logs@/accept.lock

I've added this into, and am testing right now...

<IfModule !mpm_winnt.c> 
<IfModule !mpm_netware.c>
    Lockfile @t_logs@/accept.lock


Cory Omand <Cory.Omand@Sun.COM>

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