WordPress, Apache, modules, mod_rewrite - how to verify?

Sherry Zhang yuleopen at gmail.com
Mon Oct 30 15:17:44 UTC 2006

for mod_php,  please take a look at the FreeBSD handbook  chapter 25,
mod_php * written by Tom Rhodes.*
Sherry Zhang

On 10/30/06, Nick <ibaranick-forum01 at yahoo.com> wrote:
> I've been looking on the web for hours but haven't found any help, though
> of asking on some forums when I suddenly remembered!  There's
> freebsd-questions!!
> Anyway, I'm a MS SQL Server guy, trying to mess around with FreeBSD at
> home.  I've managed to install 6.1, CVSup, xorg, KDE, Apache 1.3.  I
> haven't touched this box for a while due to my work schedule, now I'm trying
> to pick up where I left off... I just install ed WordPress from ports,
> trying to use it to learn PHP and MySQL.  (At work, I'm almost 100% SQL
> Server only!  I'm hoping to change to a Linux / Oracle, Data Warehouse type
> of position.... but outside of work, I would like to learn some PHP, Perl
> and MySQL... may be start a little side web biz or something...)
> So, main question:
> WordPress requires PHP 4 and MySQL 3 or later, and optional
> mod_rewrite.  How do I verify if these are installed?
> I used "pkg_version -v" to check my installed ports' versions, I have
> these:
> apache-1.3.37_1
> mod_perl-1.29_1
> mysql-client-5.1.11
> perl-5.8.8
> php5-5.1.4
> php5-mysql-5.1.4
> php5-pcre-5.1.4
> php5-xml-5.1.4
> wordpress-2.0.4_1,1
> I think I still need to install mod_php and mod_rewrite, but I can't see
> them in /usr/ports/www
> How do I verify that php, MySql and mod_rewrite are install and function
> properly in Apache?
> Thanks!
> Nick
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