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Re: Installation of the validator on macosx 10.5.2

From: Karl Dubost <karl@w3.org>
Date: Wed, 30 Apr 2008 15:19:04 +0900
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Hi everyone,

followup on this

Le 9 avr. 2008 à 21:57, Karl Dubost a écrit :
> I tried to install the validator with a "clean" system on the  
> macbook, and with a kind of dumb scenario, where I don't try to  
> solve issues but hit return key.
>
> % uname -a
> Darwin tanabata.local 9.2.2 Darwin Kernel Version 9.2.2: Tue Mar  4  
> 21:17:34 PST 2008; root:xnu-1228.4.31~1/RELEASE_I386 i386
> My system is Mac OS X 10.5.2

olivier and I went through the doc to improve the installation  
recommendations.  It should be available soon on the development  
version of the Web site.


For *Leopard - 10.5.2* users, a mistake here in my step by step.

> 7. Apache Configuration
>    sudo cp ~/validator/validator-0.8.2/httpd/conf/httpd.conf / 
> private/etc/httpd/users/validator.conf

Apache 2 is used now on Mac OS X.

The configuration files for virtual hosting are now at
/etc/apache2/extra/httpd-vhosts.conf


>   - replaced /usr/local/ by /Users/karl/Sites/

    - removed the w3c-validator/

>   - commented the IfDefine MODPERL2
>   - wrapped the full content with

<VirtualHost 127.0.0.1:80>
    ServerName validator.test.site
    DocumentRoot /Users/karl/Sites/validator/htdocs

	[full content]

</VirtualHost>


> 8. Testing syntax
>   sudo apachectl configtest
>   Syntax OK
>
> 9. emacs /etc/hosts
>   adding the line
>   127.0.0.1   validator.test.site
>
> 10. Restart the local server
>    sudo apachectl graceful
>
> 11. launching browser with http://validator.test.site/

Working!


-- 
Karl Dubost - W3C
http://www.w3.org/QA/
Be Strict To Be Cool
Received on Wednesday, 30 April 2008 06:19:39 GMT

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