Subject: Heads up: apache changes
To: None <>
From: Thomas Klausner <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 07/30/2002 20:48:37

I just changed the apache packages in two ways:

1) By default, apache now gets a uid and gid, even if it is compiled
without suexec support. The variables for this are APACHE_USER and
APACHE_GROUP; the defaults are 'www' and 'www'.

Please note that APACHE_SUEXEC_USER has been renamed to APACHE_USER.

For apache and apache6 (not for apache2):

2) The default paths for apache have changed from /var/spool/httpd to


Thomas Klausner -
Intolerance is the last defense of the insecure.