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From Jeff Dyke <jeff.d...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] php libraries
Date Wed, 07 Nov 2012 00:28:47 GMT
On Tue, Nov 6, 2012 at 6:54 PM, Norman Fournier
<norman@normanfournier.com>wrote:

> On 2012-11-06, at 2:47 PM, Jeff Dyke wrote:
>
> On Tue, Nov 6, 2012 at 5:10 PM, Ben Johnson <ben@indietorrent.org> wrote:
>
>>
>>
>> On 11/6/2012 3:56 PM, Norman Fournier wrote:
>> > Hello,
>> >
>> > I am upgrading my php from 4 to 5 on OSX 10.4. The upgrade docs pointed
>> me to the Apache UNIX install guide. I uncommented the appropriate sections
>> of httpd.conf but php 4x is returned with phpinfo.php.
>> >
>> > My question is where do I put the php 5 files in the OSX hierarchy? Or
>> better, how do I upgrade? Apologies if this is off topic.
>> >
>> > Thank you.
>> > Norman
>> > ---
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>> >
>>
>> Unless you consider yourself to be an expert, and would prefer to
>> configure every element of your stack independently, I recommend that
>> you do yourself a real favor and install MAMP:
>>
>> http://www.mamp.info
>>
>> I would normally stay 1000 miles away, but this is a bit of a sore spot
> with me....if you plan on doing _anything_ outside of what MAMP provides,
> learn to compile your own stuff.  I've lost so many hours to supporting
> people(some of my dev staff) who thought MAMP was a great idea, but then
> wanted to do something slightly different and it took us days and ended up
> destroying MAMP and rebuilding, not b/c we couldn't get it working, but b/c
> it was a more sustainable option as more upgrades and updates were needed
> in the future, your development environment is never a "install once"
> world.  Personally, I compile everything on my iMac, but what about
> homebrew?
>
> But to Ben's P.S - Upgrade first, then start installing...what ever your
> final decision may be, MAMP, compiling or homebrew.  Especially if you're
> moving from PHP4 to PHP5.
>
>  -Ben
>>
>> P.S. Why you're using OS 10.4 is none of my business, but I won't be
>> surprised if that soon becomes a bottleneck for you with respect to
>> software availability.
>>
>>
> Software bottlenecks like the one this post demonstrates, but OSX 10.4 is
> all the old G4 will support and I don't believe in throwing away perfectly
> good tools, and UNIX is a perfectly good tool. I run more recent software
> on my workstation.
>
> If unix is your tool and you correct its a perfectly good one....compile.

> Norman
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>
>
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