Re: customizing debian apache
* email@example.com [2001.11.07 00:00]:
> <quote who="Cameron Moore">
> > Look in the the debian dir of the src deb. The rules, post*, pre*, and
> > apacheconfig files are all hardcoded to assuming the Debian Layout.
> You haven't mentioned what's wrong, or requires customisation...
Are you blind? You quoted what's wrong. The build scripts assume you
are installing into /var/www, /usr/lib/cgi-bin, etc as defined in the
Debian Layout. I would like to be able to alter the layout in a single
file, run `./debian/rules build`, and have the build process alter the
post*, pre*, etc files to adhere to my customizations.
I am well aware that there are ten different ways to do this the "hard
way". I can build apache from the official apache source tarball, but
I'd like to be able to install a customized deb package that's easy to
maintain (ie. I don't want to have to go in and hack up the build
scripts every time I upgrade).