Chapter 10. Configuring

Table of Contents

1. $LJ:: Variables
1.1. Auto-Configured
1.2. User-Configurable
4. Setting Capabilities

You need to make a LiveJournal configuration file. There's an example in the doc directory by the name of “”. You need to copy this file to etc/ and then edit it to suit your needs.

      $ cd /home/lj
      $ cp doc/ etc/

The reason it's not there already is so that future upgrades don't destroy your configuration. The end of reads in cgi-bin/ so that if we add new options, will be updated and will set sane defaults. After an upgrade you want to glance at (or the original doc/ and see if there are any new options you feel like setting.