PHP4 Options file ?

Rick Updegrove dislists at
Thu Aug 26 20:47:16 PDT 2004

Marc G. Fournier said the following on 8/26/2004 8:01 PM:

> Under the old system, I could define a PHP4_OPTFILE in /etc/make.conf 
> so that I didn't have to remember what options I had set across 
> upgrades ... that no longer appears to work with the new PHP4 format ...
> Is there any way of doing it now?
> I checked the Makefile, and noticed the OPTIONFILE directive, but when 
> I tried to change my make.conf to use that, and it still built 
> everything that I didn't want :(
> Also, if that is it, can it be changed to something that is a bit more 
> PHP specific like it used to be, so that there is little chance of 
> another port using the same thing?

su-2.05b$ more /usr/ports/lang/php4-extensions/pkg-descr
This is a "meta-port" to install the extensions for PHP 4.

Defaults to:
ctype, mysql, overload, pcre, posix, session, tokenizer, xml and zlib.


- Alex Dupre
ale at

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