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Re: customizing debian apache

On Wed, Nov 07, 2001 at 12:49:14PM -0600, Cameron Moore wrote:
> 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.


these are ALL run-time configuration directives.

edit your apache config and forget about it.

> 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).

you don't have to. debian packages don't overwrite configuration files
on upgrade unless you tell them to.


craig sanders <cas@taz.net.au>

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