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Re: unable to start Apache

From: Ville Skyttä <ville.skytta@iki.fi>
Date: Mon, 1 Jun 2009 20:35:50 +0300
To: www-validator@w3.org
Message-Id: <200906012035.51323.ville.skytta@iki.fi>
On Monday 01 June 2009, Dejan Tolj wrote:
> I installed the w3c markup validator and configured Apache webserver
> using this guide:
> http://validator.w3.org/docs/install.html#install-package
> However when I start the webserver it complains about:
>
> Starting httpd: Syntax error on line 20 of /etc/w3c/validator.conf:
> Invalid command '<Paths', perhaps misspelled or defined by a module
> not included in the server configuration

I guess your Apache some way ends up reading /etc/w3c/validator.conf.  This is 
not going to work; that file should be read by validator's "check" script 
only.  Make sure your Apache configuration files do not have an "Include" 
directive pointing to that file/dir.
Received on Monday, 1 June 2009 17:36:25 GMT

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