php.ini in /usr/local/etc

Bill Moran wmoran at
Mon Feb 12 18:35:58 UTC 2007

In response to Noah <admin2 at>:
> some flavors of linux place php/ini in /usr/local/lib.  I am wondering 
> if there is a web page and/or document that describes the convention 
> and  importance of placing config and ini files in /usr/local/etc

man hier is the best reference I know.

The basic rule is that stuff that is installed through ports gets its
config in /usr/local/etc.

Bill Moran
Collaborative Fusion Inc.

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