Sunday's newbie questions

Bill Moran wmoran at
Sun Oct 15 16:09:45 PDT 2006

gregb at wrote:
> Two quick questions I should know the answer to, but don't.
> * When installing the PHP5 port, will it automatically disable and/or
> uninstall the PHP4 that's already installed, or should I uninstall the
> latter manually beforehand?

Manually uninstall php4 first.

> * My server runs portaudit (a helpful addition from the last guy who did
> some work on it), but a simple "make install" on the PHP5 port spits back
> a security error. What's the flag to make install around that?

(in bourne shells)

Then be sure to select the suhosin patch from the menu, as it plugs the
current exploit.

Bill Moran

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