Re: squid configure file.

From: Henrik Nordstrom <>
Date: Sun, 22 Mar 1998 14:40:56 +0100

Alfredo Botelho wrote:

> --prefix=/opt/squid --sysconfidir=/var/squid/etc --localstatedir=/var/squid

Squid configure is not adopted to use --localstatedir...

> this has the unfortunate result of using my /opt partition
> for its cache directories. How do I force it to be use my
> /var partition

The idea is that you use configure to configure the binary, then read
throught squid.conf for runtime configuration (includes cache
directory/size, access control, logging, ....).

You should not run Squid without reading throught atleast some parts of

Henrik Nordström
Sparetime Squid Hacker
Received on Sun Mar 22 1998 - 05:45:58 MST

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