Off course you’ll want to have Apache started automatically, we will use the new launchd system in Leopard to accomplish this.
Create a file called ‘com.diymacserver.apache2.plist‘ in the directory ‘/System/Library/LaunchDaemons/‘. The content of the file should look like:
<!DOCTYPE plist PUBLIC "-//Apple Computer//DTD PLIST 1.0//EN" "http://www.apple.com/DTDs/PropertyList-1.0.dtd">
To load and activate the .plist file and to make sure that it is started after a reboot you’ll need to load the plist file by using the command:
You can see if it loaded correctly by using the command:
This will show you all the active plist files.
You can see if everything went correctly by trying to start it using:
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