Contemplating ITP-ing apache 2. Wondering about layout.

Gerrit P. Haase
Sun Feb 6 22:49:00 GMT 2005

Charles Wilson wrote:

> Gerrit P. Haase wrote:
>> Max Bowsher wrote:
>>> I'm contemplating ITP-ing apache 2.
>>> It seems that practically every distribution has it's own favourite 
>>> way to lay out directories of apache. Does anyone have any thoughts 
>>> on how to deal with this?

[...Gerrit's Cygwin Apache Layout...]

> I wonder if apache is one of those FEW packages that should be placed in 
> its own /opt/apache2/ heirarchy (perhaps with 
> localstatedir=/opt/apache2/var as a symlink to /var/ -- NOT /usr/var)
> Or would that make building the various addon modules too difficult?

Besides having a main DLL in /opt/apache2/bin which needs to be in the
global Windows PATH setting if running as a service there should be no
issues with using /opt.


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