/usr/ports/www/phpbb --? Makefile query

Vizion vizion at vizion.occoxmail.com
Thu Sep 8 20:55:29 PDT 2005

On Thursday 08 September 2005 19:48,  the author Brooks Davis contributed to 
the dialogue on-
 Re: /usr/ports/www/phpbb --? Makefile query: 

>On Thu, Sep 08, 2005 at 05:34:32PM -0700, Vizion wrote:
>> On Thursday 08 September 2005 17:23, you wrote:
>> >On Thu, Sep 08, 2005 at 05:05:41PM -0700, Vizion wrote:
>> >> The makefile has the following lines:
>> >>
>> >> PKGOPTS=	${FILESDIR}/pkg-opts
>> >> EXCEPTFILES=	${PREFIX}/${PHPBBDIR}/install/install.php \
>> >> 		${PREFIX}/${PHPBBDIR}/install/upgrade.php \
>> >> 		${PREFIX}/${PHPBBDIR}/install/update_to_latest.php
>> >>
>> >> In my case DocumentRoot is:
>> >> WWWDOCROOT?=	/usr2/virtualwebs
>> >>
used to doing it might be willing to make such a change and commit
>That would be breaking the Makefile, not fixing it.  Realistly, if you
>want to use a non-standard file system layout, you shouldn't use the
Humph -- well I thought most large scale virtual webs are set up outside  
main /usr/local - admittedly many use simlinks but I thought not when the 
sever operates as a farm...which is why apache allows for data paths 
separtely /usr/loca

>Just do a "make depends" in the phpbb port directory to get the 
>pieces you need, and then install phpbb by hand.  Most php apps are
>pretty trivial to install if you know how to configure a web server and

I have now found an even more serious problem phpbb is NOT compatible with 
php5 -- which opens a whole can of worms...

	I am trying for an alternative

Thank yo so much for your time -- it is much appreciated


>P.S. Please stop randomly cross posting your messages.  It just wastes
>people's time.
Sorry about that

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