I've only used IIS before ... so I have NO previous knowledge regarding Apache.
I'm running Mac OS X [10.2.6 - Jaguar] and yes the pre-installed version was running just fine till I mucked things up with an update.
I set out to install the latest and greatest versions of Apache, PHP, MySQL, etc. and I got throught the initial Apache2 install and noticed I lost my ability to view folders in my user folder 'sites' directory ...
i.e. before my Apache2 install I could view this folder: http://localhost/~micalleb/testWeb/index.html
After my install I can see:
So I went out to edit the configuration file figuring it had something to do with this 'userdir' setting I've read about ... That's when I ran into problems.
Firstly ... I get an error when I attempt to edit and save the file ... secondly I have no idea what the syntax should be for this 'userdir' setting or even if its the right one.
My install and user paths are as follows:
Any help for a newbie would be greatly appritiated ...