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Re: httpd fails after boot

2009/7/23 Mike -- EMAIL IGNORED <m_d_berger_1900 yahoo com>:
> On Thu, 23 Jul 2009 16:25:48 +0000, Mike -- EMAIL IGNORED wrote:
>> On my Fedora 7 (I know its old) I have been upgrading my httpd.config,
>> including adding some Includes and RewriteCond(ENV:...).  I just noticed
>> that after a boot, the web server fails.  This can be corrected with:
>> /etc/init.d/httpd restart
>> which returns OK on both the stop and start. I note also that on boot,
>> starting httpd reports OK. The environment variable it uses is defined
>> in /etc/bashrc .
>> Thanks for your suggestions.
>> Mike.
> I just examined the Rewrite log and I found that it does
> not recognize the environment variable.  I have S85httpd
> at levels 3 and 5.  Where do the environment variables
> /etc/bashrc get set?

I don't think they ever do.

I believe that on boot, the commands are not run as /etc/init.d/blah,
they are run as "/sbin/service start blah" - and that's why your
environment variables don't work. From 'man service':

       service  runs  a  System V init script in as predictable environment as
       possible, removing most environment variables and with current  working
       directory set to /.


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