Macports, Apache PATH evn?

Dan Poirier poirier at
Sat May 15 13:16:10 PDT 2010

On 2010-05-14 at 19:55, Ryan Schmidt <ryandesign at> wrote:

> On May 14, 2010, at 18:42, Joel Taylor wrote:
>> On May 14, 2010, at 6:41 PM, Ryan Schmidt wrote:
>>> Certainly you would need to restart apache for any changes in the configuration to take effect. Glad you got it working.
>> Sorry, I forgot to mention that i WAS restarting with: apache2ctl restart
>> That didn't work tho - just in case someone else come's and reads this.
> Ok, not sure why that didn't work. I guess sometimes stop and start works better than restart. Restarting the computer shouldn't have been necessary.

Restart doesn't fully restart Apache; it stops the worker processes,
reads the configuration again, and starts new workers, but the envvars
file is read before the original process starts and never again, so a
full stop and start is needed to notice changes there.

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