not installed from /usr/ports/lang/php4 and mod_php4 is gone??!!

Bill Moran wmoran at
Sun Oct 15 16:19:01 PDT 2006

Lane <lane at> wrote:

> Hi,
> I'm trying to install mod_php on an existing apache13 server.
> The original config documentation requires that this entry be added to 
> httpd.conf:
> LoadModule php4_module       libexec/apache/
> was previously built by /usr/ports/www/mod_php4 (iirc) but that 
> port has apparently been merged into /usr/ports/lang/php4
> So I compiled the port with -DAPACHE=yes and I got the pkg-message.mod message 
> telling me to add 
> AddType application/x-httpd-php .php
> AddType application/x-httpd-php-source .phps
> to httpd.conf
> However, was not created, nor was it installed.  Nor is there any 
> mention of in pkg-plist (or anywhere, as far as I can tell).
> So ... now the question ....
> How do I get mod_php working again? (with Apache13)

cd /usr/ports/lang/php4
make config
(select the Apache module from the menu)
rebuild/reinstall php.

Bill Moran

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do so in the context of specific problems; for different problems or in other
contexts, the first technique may indeed be the better choice.  Useful
software has been constructed using all of the techniques presented here.

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