[SATLUG] apache for windows viawine&In-Reply-To=20090831104026.8bz60o7p0coss00g@binepal.com

Doug ftm at satx.rr.com
Mon Aug 31 12:06:25 CDT 2009


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Jeremy Mann" <jeremymann at gmail.com>
To: "The San Antonio Linux User's Group Mailing List" <satlug at satlug.org>
Sent: Monday, August 31, 2009 11:57 AM
Subject: Re: [SATLUG] apache for windows 
viawine&In-Reply-To=20090831104026.8bz60o7p0coss00g at binepal.com


> On Mon, Aug 31, 2009 at 11:51 AM, Rupinder Binepal<binepal at binepal.com> 
> wrote:
>> yes, i am aware of apache for windows . i can not use windows that is why 
>> i
>> am planning to use linux virtualbox and run windows apache via wine
>
> You'll be using the Windows version of Apache in WINE so I don't think
> you've thought this through correctly. What you're doing is:
>
> 1. Windows installation
> 2. On top of that, VirtualBox running some sort of Linux
> 3. Inside Linux, run the Windows version of Apache through WINE.
>
> You don't need to run VB or WINE if you use the native Windows version
> of Apache.
>
>
> -- 
> Jeremy Mann
> jeremy at biochem.uthscsa.edu
>


I agree.  You just set the windows server to disable IIS  and then install 
the windows version of Apache.   The only difference between the two, other 
than Apache running faster, it that Apache is case sensitive to environment 
variables whereas IIS is not case sensitive.

Doug White 



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