Mike -- EMAIL IGNORED wrote: > On Thu, 23 Jul 2009 21:59:44 +0100, Sharpe, Sam J wrote: > > [...] >> If you look at /etc/init.d/httpd, you will see: >> >> if [ -f /etc/sysconfig/httpd ]; then >> . /etc/sysconfig/httpd >> fi >> >> So the initialisation script sources that file. If you want to set >> Environment variables that are available when Apache starts, it would >> make sense to try adding those variables to /etc/sysconfig/httpd - it >> might do what you want for minimal effort... >> > > If that would work, then I could just as well export > the variable from /etc/init.d/httpd . I just tried > that and the web server started, but the variable > was not available in the bash shell, so I am still > stuck with setting it in two places. > What does /etc/sysconfig/httpd look like? Is it possible that you are using the wrong format? You do not really want to change the /etc/init.d/httpd scipt, as an update will probably kill the changes. Mikkel -- Do not meddle in the affairs of dragons, for thou art crunchy and taste good with Ketchup!
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