apache start problem

Igor Pechtchanski pechtcha@cs.nyu.edu
Tue Feb 22 22:03:00 GMT 2005

On Tue, 22 Feb 2005, Brian Dessent wrote:

> Dou Wen wrote:
> >
> > hi,
> > i follow the /usr/share/doc/Cygwin/apache-1.3.29-1.README  and get the
> > following error, it seem 1.3.33 does not recognize the EAPI rule ,
> That's because it has to be patched for EAPI.  But you don't need to
> build from source, so don't bother.  The thing that Igor was trying to
> point out was how to install Apache as a service, which is how it should
> be run under Cygwin.

On second look, that's not obvious when looking at the top of the README.
Perhaps something like this could be added right after the first divider
for the impatient:

For instructions on installing and running Apache under Cygwin, see the
"Installing apache as service" section below.

> (Don't use apachectl, use "net start"/"net stop" or cygrunsrv.)

...Namely, "cygrunsrv -S"/"cygrunsrv -E".
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