apache start problem

Thorsten Kampe thorsten@thorstenkampe.de
Mon Jun 6 14:09:00 GMT 2005

* Alireza Ghasemi (2005-06-06 12:49 +0100)
> I compiled and built apache 1.3.23

Why are you compiling all those packages that already exist in binary

> but when starting httpd it said "bad user
> name nobody".
> I have already had some other problem with usernames and groups(like in
> mailman).How can this problem be solved?

The logic answer would be: create a user named "nobody" or don't start
Apache under "nobody".

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