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From Richard Hector <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] startup scripts
Date Tue, 04 Mar 2003 08:17:28 GMT
On Mon, Mar 03, 2003 at 10:50:55AM -0500, wrote:

> "ln -s /usr/local/apache2/bin/apachectl /etc/init.d/apache"?  (they're on
> the same file system, so "-s" won't be a problem -- but for the sake of
> scalability, should i omit it?  or should i not link to apachectl at all?)

I think you may have things a little backwards here. ln -s creates a
symbolic link, which will work fine across different filesystems. Leaving
it out will (attempt to) create a hard link, which won't. So leaving it in
is what you want.


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