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Re: installing a second webserver

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  • maeuropa
    There are some guys on the Kuro Forum (not the Yahoo one, but www.kurobox.com - forum) that have a script for installing a number of items including apache and
    Message 1 of 22 , Jul 20 10:54 PM
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      There are some guys on the Kuro Forum (not the Yahoo one, but
      www.kurobox.com - forum) that have a script for installing a number
      of items including apache and php. You may want to take a look at
      that.

      --- In LinkStation_General@yahoogroups.com, Nick Pappas
      <nwpappas@g...> wrote:
      > Just sat down at home and am going to look at building Apache. I
      > wrote in to the Apache user group and asked some references on
      > reducing the footprint of the server and got one reply back. Seems
      > someone is working on doing something similar and will be posting
      his
      > howto in about a week.
      >
      > Until then, I'm going to play with compiling it... because I'm
      impatient. :)
      >
      > A quick backtrack to the "--prefix" vs. symbolic link issue. I
      just
      > looked at the PATH again and /usr/local (or anything below it)
      isn't
      > in the PATH anyway, only printer information is in /usr/local by
      > default. Personally, I'd use "--prefix" to point things to
      someplace
      > else so you keep the system and anything you install apart. You
      can
      > modify the path in /etc/profile accordingly.
      >
      > Okay - off to compile Apache for the first time. First round,
      just a
      > standard compile to see if it will go out of the box.
      >
      > On 7/20/05, han320yah <b747@o...> wrote:
      > > Thanks for all the info. It sounds a little complicated for a
      > > newbie like me but would love to give it a try! If anyone
      manages
      > > to install it and sorts out any problems, I think many of us
      would
      > > be very grateful for feedback and installation advice.
      > > Here's hoping!
      > > --- In LinkStation_General@yahoogroups.com, Nick Pappas
      > > <nwpappas@g...> wrote:
      > > > On 7/20/05, wedgemusic <wedgemusic@y...> wrote:
      > > > > An easier installation for Apache is to create a symbolic
      link
      > > from
      > > > > /usr/local to /mnt/whatever and install Apache in /usr/local
      as
      > > > > normal. This will keep it in your PATH and conserve space on
      > > hda1.
      > > >
      > > > Just make sure you 'cp' (not 'mv') files to your new
      > > > /mnt/hda/usr/local before you delete the original and create
      the
      > > > symbolic link. I moved a system directory a long time ago and
      was
      > > > most perplexed as to why the move stopped working suddenly and
      half
      > > > the system didn't work (it was because I moved 'mv' outside the
      > > path).
      > > > :)
      > > >
      > > > You'll still want to double check where Apache installs
      > > everything.
      > > > Most of it will probably go under /usr/local, but you want to
      make
      > > > sure you keep track of any stray files that will lessen your
      > > available
      > > > space on your root partition. Although, you'd have much more
      > > space at
      > > > this point and wouldn't have to worry about it nearly as much.
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > > Yahoo! Groups Links
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      >
      >
      > --
      > Whatever you do - don't congratulate yourself too much, or berate
      > yourself either.
      > Your choices are half chance, and so are everybody else's.
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