Multiple instances of Apache

Lee Brotherston lee at
Fri Nov 12 09:30:54 GMT 2004

David Jenkins wrote:
> Also, if I start my original apache - which puts the pid in /var/run,
> then I start my new apache, both work fine, except the new apache
> overwrites the originals' pid file ....

The pid is also defined in the httpd.conf as far as I know.  I think the 
pid in apachectl is just so it knows which process to kill, the 
definition of pid in the httpd.conf defines where it is actually written.



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