php5 +apache installation workaround
mark.duling at biola.edu
Sun Dec 17 21:00:49 PST 2006
Ryan Schmidt <ryandesign at macports.org> on Sunday, December 17, 2006 at
5:20 PM -0800 wrote:
>Currently, php5 +apache uses Mac OS X's provided Apache server. After
>these changes, it would use the MacPorts apache port. There has in
>the past been a request to offer both variants: a way to install
>using Apple's Apache, and a way to install using MacPorts' Apache. I
>would be in favor of a patch to implement this suggestion. I would
>like to see precedent for other ports that have options both for
>using Apple's version of something and the MacPorts version, and I
>would like to then follow the same variant naming conventions.
Naming is important. I think "macosx" is a terrible name for a variant
because it doesn't mean anything to someone that doesn't already know. I
like the snmp variants to php5 as a model. Probably because I contributed
It seems clear to me what each one days. And if it still weren't clear
there are the Portfile comments.
# This compiles PHP5 with SNMP linked against Apple's included NET-SNMP.
# This compiles PHP with SNMP linked against MacPorts' NET-SNMP.
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