[TYPO3] localconf.php syntax error can bring all sites down?

Bing Du bdu at iastate.edu
Fri Jul 21 15:53:41 CEST 2006

Dmitry Dulepov wrote:
> Hi!
> Bing Du wrote:
>> Our page tree has multiple sites.  I just noticed that if 
>> localconf.php file has any syntax error, e.g. a missing ';', all the 
>> sites will be brought down.  Anybody have the similiar experience?
> Yes. But this is not typo3 problem. This is how PHP works.
>> I'm wondering if localconf.php could be possibly handled like how 
>> Apache handles its configuration files.  That is each site can have 
>> its own Apache conf file.  Therefore, problems with one site's config 
>> won't hurt other sites.
> Apache has nothing to do here. localconf.php is a part of typo3 
> installation. If it contains error, PHP cannot continue and brings the 
> whole typo3 down.

Thanks Dmitry.  I did not try to find out who should be responsible for 
the problem.  What I'm after is if there are
any ways to make the impact as minimum as possible.


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