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From Jim Priovolos <>
Subject Re: Installing 1.3.22 on Solaris 2.8
Date Wed, 28 Nov 2001 14:23:19 GMT

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>Date: Wed, 28 Nov 2001 10:10:55 +0100
>From: Owen Boyle <>
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>Jim Priovolos wrote:
>> I'm using gcc 2.95 now and it's compiling. But when I untar it it sets the 
>> and group to 1088? 
>This is just the user/group ids from the system on which the tar-file
>was built. Don't worry about it (you usually throw away the sources
>after compilation and installation). If you do worry about it "#chown -R
>user:group <tar-dir>" where user=you and group=your-group will fix it.
>> and it gives me this in the error file when it starts?
>> Tue Nov 27 16:49:10 2001] [alert] (22)Invalid argument: setgid: unable to set 
>> roup id to Group 4294967295
>This is because the Group directive in the default httpd.conf is set to
>"#-1". Change it to a group that exists (e.g. "nobody") and it should
>work - BTW you are the 5th user this month to get stung by this...
>I usually create a user "apache" for the User directive as well, i.e.
>User apache
>Group nobody

Thanks for all the help Owen. Thats a great idea too about the user apache. It's 
up and running.


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