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From Dmitri Tikhonov <>
Subject Re: story posted
Date Thu, 06 Feb 2003 15:04:03 GMT
On Wed, Feb 05, 2003 at 07:58:36PM -0800, Brandon Bell wrote:
> As an end user, I don't give a f*ck why it doesn't work!  But I can tell 
> you this -- until it does I have to stick with Apache 1.3.x.  My sites and 
> applications depend on PHP _way_ more then they depend on the nice new 
> features of Apache 2.0.  Sure, I'd like to make the move and in fact tried 
> to until I bumped my head on the wall finding out the hard way that it 
> doesn't get along with PHP.

There exist instructions that describe how to install Apache 2 and PHP:

Of course, you will need to check out known issues, for instance this bug:

I have Apache 2 and PHP running with no big problems so far.

> And I'm sure there are tones of other PHP 
> developers out there saying the same thing.  I'm also sure that the uptake 
> to 2.0 is absolutely hindered because of this incompatibility.  I would 
> imagine that this problem would create some sense of urgency to get these 
> two to work together -- and definitely more so on the side of the Apache 
> developers since PHP is the #1 module in use out there for Apache.

Is it really #1 module??  *sigh*

> Don't offer me a CVS account and suggest that I come and fix it myself. 
> I'm up to my eyeballs as it is.  Until Apache 2.x works with PHP, I'm 
> sticking with 1.3.x.  Sorry.

>From my experience and that of some of programmers I know, PHP people are
very reluctant to admit that they have bugs or fix their bugs.  Usually
they find it better to argue that you're the idiot and their code works
(even when it does not).

  - Dmitri.

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