PHP5 as apache module using packages

Barry Byrne barry.byrne at
Tue Dec 16 16:16:22 UTC 2008


> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-freebsd-questions at 
> [mailto:owner-freebsd-questions at] On Behalf Of Gary Hartl
> Sent: 16 December 2008 14:36
> To: FreeBSD Questions

> Ok so i've reinstalled fBSD-7 and i'm running apache 2.2 
> installed using
> pkg_add
> I need to also run php as a module for apache (the web 
> software i'm using
> requires php as module no cgi).
> Now I pkg_add'ed php5 from sparc64/all tree on, 
> I think I missed passing a variable throu to php.  
> My question is how do I know what variables I can pass throu 
> to a package to
> adjust its installation.


If you want to configure things differntly to the compiled default of a
package, then you probably should be using ports instead of packages. This
chapter in the handbook explains some differences.

 - Barry

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