How do I configure PHP to use curl?

John Almberg jalmberg at
Tue Dec 30 18:45:30 UTC 2008

On Dec 30, 2008, at 1:36 PM, Glen Barber wrote:

> On Tue, Dec 30, 2008 at 1:35 PM, Glen Barber  
> <glen.j.barber at> wrote:
>> On Tue, Dec 30, 2008 at 1:16 PM, John Almberg  
>> <jalmberg at> wrote:
>>> I just ran into something that has me stumped. It's probably a  
>>> real newbie
>>> question, but I can't figure it out...
>>> I'm trying to add curl support to my PHP installation, but when I  
>>> run 'make
>>> config' in the /usr/ports/lang/php5 directory, curl is not one of  
>>> the very
>>> small set of options given.
>>> PHP has a million options, so how do you set one that is not in  
>>> the 'make
>>> config' box?
>> Have a look at lang/php5-extensions
> Whoops. My mailbox just updated; didn't realize this was answered.
> Sorry for that!

This list is just toooo fast :-)

It worked, by the way. And I upgraded to 5.2.8 while I was at it. I  
guess there were a couple of vulnerabilities with 5.2.7.

Why does anyone use anything other than FreeBSD?

-- John

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