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From Marc Slemko <ma...@znep.com>
Subject Re: documentation/3212: a point to mention in the "Compatibility notes" page (symlink handling)
Date Wed, 14 Oct 1998 21:50:01 GMT
The following reply was made to PR documentation/3212; it has been noted by GNATS.

From: Marc Slemko <marcs@znep.com>
To: Christoph Weber-Fahr <wefa@callcenter.systemhaus.net>
Cc: apbugs@hyperreal.org
Subject: Re: documentation/3212: a point to mention in the "Compatibility
 notes" page (symlink handling)
Date: Wed, 14 Oct 1998 14:37:19 -0700 (PDT)

 On 14 Oct 1998, Christoph Weber-Fahr wrote:
 
 > >Description:
 > You specifically ask for compatibilty issues to list in your
 > compatibility notes page. Since my upgrade of apache just failed
 > because of this, I thought I should mention it.
 > 
 > My server root is /usr/local. Document Root is /usr/local/www/data
 > /usr/local/www is a symlink /mnt1/www
 > This worked with 1.2, but fails with 1.3 in a minimally upgraded
 > fashion. A similar problem is reported in PR#2636
 
 This really isn't due to upgrading Apache, but due to changing your config
 files, which you may happen to do as a part of upgrading Apache.  You
 simply have to set Options FollowSymLinks for that directory.
 
 I guess a note about the default config files being changed may be
 appropriate.
 

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