building php5

doug at doug at
Sat Nov 24 09:13:56 PST 2007

On Sat, 24 Nov 2007, Frank Shute wrote:

> On Fri, Nov 23, 2007 at 08:17:26PM -0500, doug at wrote:
>> I was testing an application that suggesting my problem was the Suhosin
>> patch. I built php5 with it and got the application running. Now I want to
>> rebuild php5. How do I get it to reconfigure?
>> I did a make: deinstall && make clean
>> How can I reconfigure php to install the Suhosin patch?
>> Thanks
> # cd /usr/ports/lang/php5
> # make rmconfig
> # make install clean
> It installs the suhosin patch by default but you'll be presented with
> a curses interface to pick the options you require.
Thanks Frank. man ports. I thought I knew all the targets that I needed. A 
decade or so ago reading Unix System Admininstration Handbook by Evi Nemeth et 
all, she said once/year she revisits all the man pages. Such good advice. I 
forget much of the make 'magic' exists outside of the port directories.

Douglas Denault
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