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ax_prog_httpd

Synopsis

AX_PROG_HTTPD

Description

Check for Apache’s ’httpd’, let script continue if exists & works, pops up error message if not.

Testing of functionality is by checking its compile settings

Besides checking existence, this macro also set these environment variables upon completion:

  HTTPD                    = which httpd
  HTTPD_ROOT               = Apache's root directory, specified when compiled / run with -d option
  HTTPD_SERVER_ROOT        = Directory for Apache's essential files, e.g. access logs / error logs / modules / scripts.
  HTTPD_SERVER_CONFIG_FILE = Full-path of the 'httpd.conf' file
  HTTPD_USER               = Which user that httpd runs as
  HTTPD_GROUP              = Which group that httpd runs as
  HTTPD_DOC_HOME           = Document directory, taken as the first DocumentRoot path found in httpd.conf
  HTTPD_SCRIPT_HOME        = CGI script directory, taken as the first ScriptAlias path found in httpd.conf

Source Code

Download the latest version of ax_prog_httpd.m4 or browse the macro’s revision history.

License

Copyright © 2008 Gleen Salmon gleensalmon@yahoo.com

This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by the Free Software Foundation; either version 2 of the License, or (at your option) any later version.

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