lang/php5 port

Brett Davidson brett at
Wed Dec 17 01:27:35 UTC 2008

> Tom Worster wrote:
>> is there any documentation or a helpful website for how to use ports to
>> install php5?
>> i'm used to compiling it with a pretty long configuration command for all
>> the optional bits i need, e.g. --with-dom --with-dom-xslt --enable-dom
>> --with-pear --with-gd etc. etc. on and on.
>> i'm unclear how these options are handled in freebsd ports. is it a matter
>> of identifying lots of individual ports, one for each of the configuration
>> command options i'd normally use?
Run make config on the php port to see if any configuration options you 
need are mentioned there.
I normally utlise the php-extensions port - run make config in there for 


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