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  • 1.3.27 has a major exploitable security flaw.
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    "How about you interface with my ass? By biting it!" --Bender
    • Security issues aren't a concern for me; the site will never be live on the net, and only four people will have access to the site, myself included. It's more a pet project, if you will. I'm just looking for a definite answer on whether or not I can run slash and livejournal simultaneously on the same instance of Apache, and if not, what sort of kludges or fancy tricks I have to perform to make it work.

      Also I'm interested in knowing if it's absolutely nevessary to run MySQL and Apache in GMT since it's a

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      • Well, I have yet to install LiveJournal, but it can't be too hard. I've seen Slash and Scoop run on the same box, and I have mod_php on all of my servers to do other things (like phpMyAdmin, our hosting business home page, etc) so I can't imagine that it cannot be done.

        If you don't care that the times will look wierd, just set them the same and forget about it - just don't make them different...
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        "How about you interface with my ass? By biting it!" --Bender
        • LiveJounal is actually pretty easy to install. The only catch with LJ is that only one instance of LJ can run per instance of Apache (i.e. you need a separate apache installation listening on another port to have multiple LJ installs on the same server). You just use two httpd.conf directives and the rest of the configuration is done by changing specified values in a perl script (farily well-documented between the script itself and the instructions available on livejournal.com). I think I'll try setting
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          Windows--The biggest beta test ever conducted
          • Well, that's fairly generic, but I can't see anything there that says "Slash can't be made to work with this."

            Let us know. Should be interesting to try and make it work.
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            "How about you interface with my ass? By biting it!" --Bender
            • I got it working. I was going nuts until I realized I needed to use "slash.$DOMAINNAME" instead of just "slash" (I kept getting the index page from the first virtualhost in httpd.conf). Overall there weren't many problems with the install (besides having to force the Apache::Cookie module to install).

              There was one minor issue. When I did make install for slash, I gave INIT=/etc/rc.d, which is correct. The slash script wasn't installed. I had to create /etc/init.d and rerun make install so that the scri

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              Windows--The biggest beta test ever conducted