Bug#775944: Please, document changes between Apache 2.2 and 2.4
Control: tags -1 patch
On 2015-01-21 20:21, David Prévot wrote:
> Package: release-notes
> Severity: normal
> (Apache maintainers X-Debbugs-CC)
> Many changes in the way to handle configuration (e.g., configuration
> files name must now end with .conf, semantic of access control, etc.)
> may deserve to be documented in the Release Notes, or at least a pointer
> to the upstream documentation. #721071 might be of interest.
I have made the following draft for documenting this issue. A review
would certainly be welcome. :)
If there are any things on the packaging side (i.e. Debian-specific
changes since 2.2) that users should be aware of, please do let me know
as I am currently not aware of issues there.
diff --git a/en/issues.dbk b/en/issues.dbk
index bef2995..401ba29 100644
@@ -209,6 +209,29 @@ $ echo 'openssh-server openssh-server/permit-root-login boolean true' | debconf-
+ <!-- Wheezy to Jessie -->
+ <title>Incompatible upsteam changes in Apache HTTPD 2.4</title>
+ This section only applies to systems, which have installed an
+ Apache HTTPD server and configured it manually.
+ There has been a number of changes to the configuration of the
+ Apache HTTPD server in version 2.4. Notably the access control
+ directives have changed considerably and will need manual migration
+ to the directives.
+ For more information on the upstream changes and the full list of
+ incompatible behaviour, please refer to the <ulink
+ url="http://httpd.apache.org/docs/2.4/upgrading.html">Upgrading to
+ 2.4 from 2.2</ulink> document provided by Apache.
<!-- Wheezy to Jessie -->
<title>Upgrading installs the new default init system for Jessie</title>