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Subject cvs commit: apache-1.3/htdocs/manual invoking.html
Date Sun, 19 Jul 1998 21:35:00 GMT
martin      98/07/19 14:34:59

  Modified:    htdocs/manual invoking.html
  Add new httpd switches; remove reference to httpd sub-version
  Revision  Changes    Path
  1.20      +23 -1     apache-1.3/htdocs/manual/invoking.html
  Index: invoking.html
  RCS file: /export/home/cvs/apache-1.3/htdocs/manual/invoking.html,v
  retrieving revision 1.19
  retrieving revision 1.20
  diff -u -u -r1.19 -r1.20
  --- invoking.html	1998/05/20 14:22:31	1.19
  +++ invoking.html	1998/07/19 21:34:58	1.20
  @@ -32,12 +32,28 @@
   <EM>serverroot</EM>. This can be overridden by the ServerRoot command in the
   configuration file. The default is <CODE>/usr/local/apache</CODE>.
  +<DT><CODE>-D</CODE> <EM>name</EM>
  +<DD>Define a name for use in in 
  +<A HREF="mod/core.html#ifdefine">IfDefine</A> directives.
  +This option can be used to optionally enable certain functionality in the
  +configuration file, or to use a common configuration for
  +several independent hosts, where host specific information is enclosed in
  +&lt;IfDefine&gt; sections.
   <DT><CODE>-f</CODE> <EM>config</EM>
   <DD>Execute the commands in the file <EM>config</EM> on startup. If
   <EM>config</EM> does not begin with a <CODE>/</CODE>, then it is
taken to be a
   path relative to the <A HREF="mod/core.html#serverroot">ServerRoot</A>. The
   default is <CODE>conf/httpd.conf</CODE>.
  +<DT><CODE>-C</CODE> <EM>"directive"</EM>
  +<DD>Process the given apache "directive" (just as if it had been part of a
  +configuration file) <STRONG>before</STRONG> actually reading the regular configuration
  +<DT><CODE>-c</CODE> <EM>"directive"</EM>
  +<DD>Process the given apache "directive" <STRONG>after</STRONG> reading
  +all the regular configuration files.
   <DD>Run in single-process mode, for internal debugging purposes only; the
   daemon does not detach from the terminal or fork any children. Do <EM>NOT</EM>
  @@ -47,7 +63,7 @@
   <DD>Print the version of httpd and its build date, and then exit.
   <DT><A NAME="version"><CODE>-V</CODE></A>
  -<DD>Print the base version of httpd, its sub-version if defined, its
  +<DD>Print the base version of httpd, its
   build date, and a list of compile time settings which influence the
   behavior and performance of the apache server (<EM>e.g.</EM>,
  @@ -63,6 +79,12 @@
   <DD>Show the settings as parsed from the config file (currently only
   shows a breakdown of the vhost settings).
  +<DD>Test the configuration file syntax (i.e., read all configuration files
  +and interpret them) but do not start the server. If the configuration contains
  +errors, display an error message and exit with a non-zero exit status,
  +otherwise display "Syntax OK" and terminate with a zero exit status.
   <DD>Print a list of the httpd options, and then exit.

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