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From Marc Slemko <ma...@znep.com>
Subject Re: config/2175: default path in httpd.conf incorrect
Date Sun, 03 May 1998 05:50:00 GMT
The following reply was made to PR config/2175; it has been noted by GNATS.

From: Marc Slemko <marcs@znep.com>
To: Kris Kahn <zaphod@cybernetix.com>
Cc: apbugs@hyperreal.org
Subject: Re: config/2175: default path in httpd.conf incorrect
Date: Sat, 2 May 1998 23:45:42 -0600 (MDT)

 On 3 May 1998, Kris Kahn wrote:
 
 > When attempting to start up apache, it just exited:
 > 
 > /usr/local/apache/sbin/apachectl start: httpd could not be started
 > 
 > After a bit of searching using "truss /usr/local/apache/sbin/httpd", I found
 > that it was not finding the SERVER_ROOT/logs directory.  So, just changing the
 > entry in httpd.conf to:
 > 
 > CustomLog var/logs/referer_log referer
 > CustomLog var/logs/agent_log agent
 > 
 > ...resolves the problem.
 > >How-To-Repeat:
 > 
 > See above, just uncomment those lines in the httpd.conf
 > >Fix:
 > The error message generated by httpd (or the exit code passed to apachectl) should
 > indicate exactly what the problem is, i.e. "Non-existant: logs/referrer_log" or
 > "Directory: logs (defined in httpd.conf), does not exist"
 
 Did you look in the error log?
 

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