Apache and PHP

Joshua Oreman oremanj at webserver.get-linux.org
Tue Apr 15 15:50:19 PDT 2003

On Tue, Apr 15, 2003 at 12:06:51PM -0500 or thereabouts, Jack L. Stone seemed to write:
> At 02:50 PM 4.15.2003 +0100, Wayne Pascoe wrote:
> >On Tue, Apr 15, 2003 at 09:57:00AM -0300, Konrad Scorciapino wrote:
> >> Hello,
> >> 
> >> I am running Apache with mod_php and when I try something like `echo $a`
> in a 
> >> webpage like `/foo.php?a=bar`, I get no results.
> >> 
> >> Could this be a problem with apache? What could be wrong?
> >
> >As far as I know, the default for php is now to set register_globals to
> >off. You need to edit your php file and turn this on, or you need to
> >access the variable in a safe manner.
> >
> >It's unlikely that this is a problem with Apache from this evidence..
> >
> >-- 
> >Wayne Pascoe
> I'm having a similar problem myself ever since installing php-4.3. My web
> pages will no longer set the variable input for the php scripts to run. The
> "register_globals" was off on previous version php-4.2. Have tried
> everything I can think off, but web to php interfaces no longer work. Don't
> know if it is an Apache or PHP problem, but tests show the web page input
> is not setting, but PHP update was only change of system.
> Konrad, I'd sure like to know if you find the answer.

Edit /usr/local/etc/php.ini. (may also be in /usr/local/lib)
Find the line that starts with 'register_globals' and change
the Off to On if it's Off.

> Best regards,
> Jack L. Stone,
> Administrator
> SageOne Net
> http://www.sage-one.net
> jackstone at sage-one.net
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Hope this helps,
-- Josh

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