Multiple instances of Apache

David Jenkins david.jenkins at
Fri Nov 12 10:54:47 GMT 2004

On Fri, 12 Nov 2004 09:30:54 +0000, Lee Brotherston <lee at> wrote:
> 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.

Yep, that works a treat. :-)

Thank you,

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