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    Converting from apache 1.3 to 2.0


    Is it worth it? I think i would like to.. but i got my server running so nicely I'm afraid to risk it. I have it set up with PHP, MySQL, and SSI. Would getting those working be hard to redo? Would I have to reinstall php/mysql? Can i have 1.3 and 2.0 (maybe only run 1 at startup) at the same time or would config files conflict? Will installation of these things be much different (i use apt)?

    I know its a bunch of question and im sorry, but im looking for people with first hand experience who can help.

    Thanks!
    Dan

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    If you have no security issues (i.e. there are no security exploits that you're going to be vulnerable to), then there isn't a lot of point upgrading unless there is some specific features you need.

    That said, as you use apt, you can backup your config and your web pages, and give it a go - you can always uninstall it later if things dont go so well and re-install the previous version.
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