PHP ports/packages framework is seriously flawed

Joe Rhett jrhett at
Fri Jan 14 16:12:01 PST 2005

On Fri, Jan 14, 2005 at 04:48:04PM +0200, Maxim Sobolev wrote:
> Please read my original message. This non-CLI version is seriously 
> flawed and mostly useless, since almost any practical PHP project will 
> use one or another "standard" PHP extension, while www/mod_php compiles 
> with all extensions disabled and doesn't allow one to install any of 
> them separately.
You didn't read UPDATING did you?  The extensions are all in separate 
modules now.  So you build mod_php, then you add on each extension as a 
separate package.

It's not flawed, it is actually done The Right Way. It works very well.

Joe Rhett
Senior Geek

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