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Both of these directories are in 10.7 OSX, but I have no idea which httpd.conf I should be editing.

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In the standard Lion configuration /etc is a symlink to /private/etc so you're really dealing with the same Apache configuration directory.

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Beat me to it. I was going to suggest using as the long way around. – user3463 Sep 27 '12 at 3:57

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