[thelist] Apache configuration on OSX

James evolt at doubtlesshouse.org.uk
Wed Aug 27 17:12:05 CDT 2003

On Tuesday, August 26, 2003, at 06:55 PM, Boris Mann wrote:

> It's in /private/etc/httpd ......... Also, it is owned by root, so you 
> won't be able to edit except with root privileges.
> That being said, type this into Terminal and you'll be able to edit 
> the file (yes, you can cut and paste this):
> 	sudo pico /etc/httpd/httpd.conf
> The "sudo" command tells the next action to be executed as if by the 
> root user -- you'll be prompted for YOUR password, and since you are 
> in the Admin group, it will execute.

FYI, Pico should not really be used as it can insert line feeds 
automatically in your file, which can mess up some configuration stuff.

I use Vi, although I admit thats far from user friendly

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