PHP,Apache question

Darryl Hoar darryl at
Thu Feb 14 15:24:48 UTC 2008

On Wed, 13 Feb 2008, Darryl Hoar wrote:

> when I try to start apache using:
> #/usr/local/sbin/apachectl start
> I get the following:
> Syntax error on line 241 of /usr/local/etc/apache/httpd.conf:
> Cannot load /usr/local/libexec/apache/ into server: Cannot open
> "/usr/local/libexec/apache/"
> /usr/local/sbin/apachectl start: httpd could not be started
> when I look in the /usr/local/libexec/apache directory, I do not see
> What do I need to do to fix this ?

I'll answer my own question.  When I installed php4, I failed
to select build apache module from the config screen.  Once I did this, was built.  Copied it to the correct location
(/usr/local/libexec/apach) and apache was happy again.

>>try installing lang/php4.  Have you checked out the Apache section of the
>>handbook?  There's a section on setting up Apache and PHP:

>>>You'll notice in my original email that one of the steps I performed was


>>Also, unless you're needing to stick with older version for compatibility
>>reasons newer version of Apache and PHP available in your ports tree.

>>>Yes, I am going with the 'older' version for some compatability issues
>>>software I will be using.


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