User Directories On FreeBSD 8.0-RELEASE

Programmer In Training pit at
Thu Feb 18 19:31:55 UTC 2010

On 02/18/10 13:21, Chuck Swiger wrote:
> Apache is going to look up the home directories specified in
> /etc/passwd via getpwent() or similar.  If allowed, it would chase a

Then it shouldn't even bother with having a setting for specifying the
path to user directories (or at least that behavior should be documented).

> symlink from /home to under /usr/home, but SymLinksIfOwnerMatch is
> likely to matter here.

See, now that's helpful. Thank you. No one suggested that. Will add it
and see if that changes anything.

> You should be getting more useful information in the Apache error
> log...perhaps /var/log/httpd-error.log, depending on whether you used
> the Apache from ports or rolled your own.
> Regards,

I rolled my own because I couldn't even get Apache from ports to start
with the default http.conf file provided.

I think the log level is set to warn, I'll chase that down, too. More
useful information is good.

Thank you so much for the help. This has been bothering me for almost a
two weeks now.
Yours In Christ,

Emails are not formal business letters, whatever businesses may want.

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