Questions on the update to Apache 2.4
lists at schamschula.com
Fri Nov 17 20:46:22 UTC 2017
That’s a valid point. apache2 supports platforms other than darwin/macOS, even though I wonder how many installations there are under FreeBSD and OpenBSD. I certainly don’t use MacPorts on my FreeBSD boxen.
Under macOS there is no such thing as a /home or /usr/home directory. The second to last update to apache2 fixed this issue. No-one had noticed that this was not implemented in apache24-devel.
> On Nov 17, 2017, at 10:23 AM, William H. Magill <magill at mac.com> wrote:
> On Nov 13, 2017, at 5:55 PM, Marius Schamschula <lists at schamschula.com> wrote:
>>>> 2) In version 2.2 the httpd-userdir.conf file was customized to match
>>>> the /Users/*/Sites directory naming of macOS: was the corresponding
>>>> post-patch block in the Portfile forgotten or intentionally omitted?
> Just got around to updating to the last update of the Apache distribution.
> Apparently what was added was:
> < <Directory "/Users/*/Sites">
>> <Directory "/home/*/Sites”>
> I.e. “/home”
> On my system, I do have a /home directory, however it is empty, while /Users has the full compliment of users.
> My system was “built from scratch,” not upgraded from MacOS.
> Not a big deal, but it might be worth pointing out in the port “notes,” that
> The /opt/local/etc/apache2/extra/httpd-userdir.conf file defaults to the MacOS naming convention of “/home” rather than the OSX naming convention of “/Users."
> William H. Magill
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