On Tue, Apr 12, 2005 at 01:57:28PM +0200, Alexis Sukrieh wrote: > * Daniel Stone (firstname.lastname@example.org) disait : > > httpd.conf is supported as well. The idea was that apache2.conf would > > be a tiny, minimal file that users never needed to change, while > > httpd.conf would remain for user customisations. This is because people > > would often customise some of the more ridiculous settings in > > httpd.conf, and then get annoyed when dpkg prompted them to ask what to > > do about it when it changed upstream. At least, speaking as the guy who > > made this change, that was my motivation. > > Then, in a way, httpd.conf is a kind of .local conffile now? httpd.conf is never modified by the package, and is intended for customisation by the administrator (or the packages he installs by hand; non-Debian-specific install scripts will tend to want to eat httpd.conf instead of using conf.d) only.
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