[geeks] Mac definitions
pat at computer-refuge.org
Sat Jul 9 13:42:35 CDT 2011
On Friday, July 08, 2011, Michael Parson wrote:
> My dislike of Ubuntu stems not as much from the Windowsishness of it
> all, but the fact that they do things like rename binaries. I don't
> know how wide-spread it is, but the example that upset me was when
> a co-worker needed some help getting apache to do something, don't
> remember what it was, but after not being able to find the running
> httpd binary, we find that the running binary is named apache. The
> config files aren't in /etc/httpd, they're in /etc/apache. No where
> else have I seen this (except, maybe on Windows), everyone else
> leaves the name of the program alone, the difference is usually the
> install prefix, maybe an appending of a version number, but not a
> flat-out rename.
I haven't seen an apache install where this isn't the case. Well, maybe
they're named "apache2" not "apache".
Apache isn't NCSA httpd.
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