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From Daniel Hawke <dann...@hotmail.com>
Subject general/8368: Apache does not start and test does not pick up problem with directories not existing
Date Thu, 20 Sep 2001 08:22:42 GMT

>Number:         8368
>Category:       general
>Synopsis:       Apache does not start and test does not pick up problem with directories
not existing
>Confidential:   no
>Severity:       critical
>Priority:       medium
>Responsible:    apache
>State:          open
>Quarter:        
>Keywords:       
>Date-Required:
>Class:          sw-bug
>Submitter-Id:   apache
>Arrival-Date:   Thu Sep 20 01:30:00 PDT 2001
>Closed-Date:
>Last-Modified:
>Originator:     dannonz@hotmail.com
>Release:        1.3.20
>Organization:
apache
>Environment:
Windows 2000 Professional Service Pack 2 running Apache from MSI installer.
>Description:
Telling Apache to do a test of the httpd.conf file gave up no error, but Apache told me it
could not [re]start.

Here were the lines causing the problem:
Errorlog e:/serve/Apache/DailyLaff/error.txt
CustomLog e:/serve/Apache/DailyLaff/access.txt common

Unfortunately these directories did not exist.  (The correct directory was e:/serve/Apache/logs/DailyLaff/)

These were contained in a virtualhost box.
>How-To-Repeat:
Put a directory that does not exist into a logging command, and try to restart apache.  It
will not restart, but will report no error.
>Fix:
Change the -t switch to pick up directories in virtualhost logging commands that do not exist.
>Release-Note:
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