failed php4 install...can't figure this one out
itetcu at apropo.ro
Thu Apr 29 10:38:29 PDT 2004
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On Thu, 29 Apr 2004 17:17:48 +0000
Mikkel Christensen <mikkel at talkactive.net> wrote:
> On Thursday 29 April 2004 16:22, Jason Williams wrote:
> > After that, I tried installing the following port:
> > /usr/ports/lang/php4
> > Granted, i'm not entirely familiar with php and noticed there are
> > quite a few variations of what i can install.
> > When it came down to selecting what I wanted to build PHP with, I
> > left the defaults selected, but made sure GD and MySQL were
> > selected.
> You should not install ports directly from the /usr/ports/lang
You are wrong all the way. Pleas don't FUD people if you have no clue.
Take a look at the Makefile first.
> The content here seems to be ports that other ports use in a
> combination. Not stand alone ports.
> My guess is that
> /usr/ports/lang/php4 propably does not have a dependency list and
> therefore required ports are not installed automatically.
I doubt, but for the OP:
- uname -a
- date of last cvsup for ports, and the tag from cvsup file
- cat /var/db/ports/php4/options
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