[nycbug-talk] php conflict from ports
zaunere at gmail.com
Fri Jan 14 11:55:24 EST 2005
> > hi all, have a question i am sure some of you came across already.
> > i have a requirement to install php pear, but when trying to install
> > from ports it tells me that i must uninstall mod_php, if i uninstall
> > mod_php and then install pear me thinks that me can not reinstall
> > mod_php, how would i get apache to run with mod_php in that case.
> Are you certain that the ports installer for php pear won't just
> reinstall mod_php clean?
> Hrm. After I just looked up pear, there's a LOT of ports for it. This
> may be a good question for a nyphp list...
> There may be an easy way around this that I can't see, but I'll throw
> in my .02¢ on the issue- running Apache/mods from Ports can become
> wicked complex (insane to maintain) when one has to incorporate new or
> different add-ons, (dependancy loops like this can become a puzzle much
> more time consuming than just installing Apache w. everything from
I agree. I've never used ports to do Apache/PHP so I can't be much help.
The dependencies can get real rough, so I always compile AMP from source
(except MySQL, which I just install from the binaries from dev.mysql.com).
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