Upgrade to apache2 How To

Marius Schamschula lists at schamschula.com
Sun Oct 22 17:56:51 UTC 2017


Last night and this morning I went and updated the MacPorts wiki HowTos with the updated apache2 2.4.x paths.

let me know if I missed anything.

> On Oct 22, 2017, at 12:48 PM, William H. Magill <magill at mac.com> wrote:
> On Oct 20, 2017, at 10:10 PM, William H. Magill <magill at mac.com <mailto:magill at mac.com>> wrote:
>> Noting that the document had not been updated in 2 years, 
>> I inserted the “Notes” from the port file for Apache2 into the beginning of the HowTo document: “ How to setup Apache2"
>> https://trac.macports.org/wiki/howto/Apache2
>> Nothing fancy — I just added a dated note under “Versions."
>> One would assume that some significant changes to the document will be needed, minimally to account for the changes in file locations.
>> Similarly, I assume that the MMAP document will need to be updated as well.
>> ———————<cut here>------------
>> October 2017 - Apache 2.4.x
>> In October of 2017 Apache 2.2.x was upgrade to Apache 2.4.x. This involved a significant set of changes as listed in the Notes of the portfile:
>> Apache2 has been migrated from the 2.2.x to the 2.4.x branch.
>> The install paths have been changed to no longer violate the MacPorts mtree:
>> 	• The binaries are now under /opt/local/sbin/ (rather than under /opt/local/apache2/bin/)
>> 	• The configure files are now under /opt/local/etc/apache2/ (rather than under /opt/local/apache2/conf/)
>> 	• The modules are now under /opt/local/lib/apache2/modules/ (rather than under /opt/local/apache2/modules/)
>> 	• The web root is now located under /opt/local/www/apache2/html/ (rather than under /opt/local/apache2/htdocs/)
>> 	• The cgi-bin is now located under /opt/local/www/apache2/cgi-bin/ (rather than under /opt/local/apache2/cgi-bin/)
>> 	• The logs are now located under /opt/local/var/log/apache2/ (rather than under /opt/local/apache2/logs/)
>> 	• The manual is now located under /opt/local/www/apache2/manual/ (rather than under /opt/local/apache2/manual/)
>> 	• The manual (man) pages are still at /opt/local/share/apache2/man/
>> You can move your htdocs and cgi-bin to the new locations, or edit /opt/local/etc/apache2/httpd.conf to point at the old locations.
>> ———————<cut here>——————
> I have created a new How To document -   Apache2.4.x - https://trac.macports.org/wiki/Apache2.4.x <https://trac.macports.org/wiki/Apache2.4.x>
> It is about 90% completed at the moment - I haven’t done/verified the SSL portion yet.  I expect to do that this afternoon.
> I basically copied the previous document, updated the file names and eliminated a couple of items no longer relevant to High Sierra.
> It now needs additional sets of eyes to proofread and verify the content.
> Then someone needs to determine if the old document should be retained as Apache2 2.4.x is now the default MaPorts distribution, and modify the main HowTo page accordingly.
> ====
> And, for what it’s worth. I note that High Sierra now includes both Apache2 2.4.27 and PhP 7.1 in its distribution … already integrated.
> There are a couple of tutorial blogs I found on the web:
> Set up localhost on macOS High Sierra (Apache, MySQL, and PHP 7) with SSL/HTTPS
> https://websitebeaver.com/set-up-localhost-on-macos-high-sierra-apache-mysql-and-php-7-with-sslhttps <https://websitebeaver.com/set-up-localhost-on-macos-high-sierra-apache-mysql-and-php-7-with-sslhttps>
> Install Apache, MySQL, PHP on macOS High Sierra 10.13
> https://coolestguidesontheplanet.com/install-apache-mysql-php-and-phpmyadmin-on-macos-high-sierra-10-13/ <https://coolestguidesontheplanet.com/install-apache-mysql-php-and-phpmyadmin-on-macos-high-sierra-10-13/>
> T.T.F.N.
> William H. Magill
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Marius Schamschula

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