[simpits-chat] Tech...

Gene Buckle simpits-chat@simpits.org
Mon, 24 Feb 2003 07:15:36 -0800 (PST)

> I tried to install the Apache webserver once. I went to their website,
> downloaded the appropriate files, and followed their instructions to the
> letter on how to install it. Went to the directory I had the new copy
> installed in, and ran it as per the instructions. It appears to start up
> fine, no errors. But it doesn't work exactly like it should, and its looking
> in the wrong directories for the files. Several hours later working with a
No, it was looking in the directories it was configured to look in.  I
know, I've built it from sources many times.

> friend of mine who works exclusively in Unix, we finally figure out that
> another copy of Apache, which I wasnt even aware was ON my computer, was
> running. As in, I go to the new apache's bin directory, tell it to run the
> command for the new apache, and it runs the old one. I dont care how crappy
> of an os windows is (and it is), I've never had it do anything that
> backwards before.
Hehe.  It was doing what you told it, not what you *meant*. :)

> Dont get me wrong, Unix is miles ahead of windows, I'll agree. But dont go
> sprouting off about how I'm such an idiot because unix is so easy to use.
I didn't call you an idiot, I said your excuse was lame. :)

> did actually using them. Besides, there just arent Unix counterparts to some
> of my fav programs.
Like what?