lang/php5 port

Steve Bertrand steve at
Wed Dec 17 01:53:56 UTC 2008

Brett Davidson wrote:
> Steve Bertrand wrote:
>> Brett Davidson wrote:

>>> 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
>>> options.
>> One of the reasons I've had to edit Makefile manually was because a
>> client needed JPEG support.
>> At the time, `make config' didn't provide that option.
>> You make a couple of valuable points however. It would be easier if the
>> OP's demands could be met with your method.

> php-extensions supports jpg in the make config options - I use that too.
> It's a really elegant way of configuring almost every php option we need.

Thanks Brett,

Even though I wasn't the original poster, I certainly learnt something here.

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members who do actually care.


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