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From Joshua Slive <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] Question about starting httpd
Date Wed, 04 Dec 2002 01:25:34 GMT

On Wed, 4 Dec 2002, H. Carter Harris wrote:
> httpd -f /usr/www/site.first/conf/httpd.conf -d /usr/www/site.first
> The httpd.conf is a very simple config file to allow me to play with the
> directives and hopefully learn something. The site is three pages also
> very simple. The other files and directories are also very simple.
> Here is the question: If I start apache this way is it limited to the
> directives in the file after the -f parameter?

Yes.  But be careful that the ServerRoot in that file match the one you
pass on the command line, or wierd things can happen when apache takes a
second pass through httpd.conf.


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