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RE: [PATCH] Additions to INSTALL

From: Pavel Roskin <proski_at_gnu.org>
Date: 2002-09-26 01:27:47 CEST

> Well, when you install mod_dav_svn, it calls apxs which should add
> this line to your config. Therefor the line doesn't have to be
> added (it's already there).

Ok, it's the result of my paranoya. I made /usr/local/apache2/modules/
writable by me and ran "make install" as user. I prefer to know which
directories the installers want to use, rather than give then carte
blanche to fill /usr/bin with things I may want to uninstall tomorrow.
On the other hand, I'm behind firewall and don't care about somebody
escalating permissions from my account to root, at least for now.

Note that "make install" succeeded. Apparently, apxs from Apache 2.0.41
doesn't consider the failure to open httpd.conf fatal (look for yourself,
it's a Perl script).

[proski@marabou svn-build]$ make install-mods-shared
...
chmod 755 /usr/local/apache2/modules/mod_dav_svn.so
[activating module `dav_svn' in /usr/local/apache2/conf/httpd.conf]
unable to open configuration file
[proski@marabou svn-build]$ echo $?
0
[proski@marabou svn-build]$

> "Make sure that the mod_dav_svn module is loaded when the server
> starts. If the following line is not present in the config
> file, add it as the last one in the section where the other
> LoadModule lines are.

Yes, that would be nice, since installations can be different.

-- 
Regards,
Pavel Roskin
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