php5 +apache2 +mysql5 does not behave as expected

John Korchok jkorchok at
Sat Mar 17 11:33:11 PDT 2007

I've noticed that httpd-dav.conf and httpd-ssl.conf in the conf/extra folder
do get over-written in an upgrade but httpd.conf is safe.

John Korchok 

> -----Original Message-----
> From: macports-users-bounces at 
> [mailto:macports-users-bounces at] On 
> Behalf Of Mark Duling
> Sent: Saturday, March 17, 2007 11:27 AM
> To: Elise van Looij
> Cc: macports-users at
> Subject: Re: php5 +apache2 +mysql5 does not behave as expected
> Elise van Looij <evlooij at> on Saturday, March 17, 
> 2007 at 5:45 AM -0800 wrote:
> >Does this have anything to do with the fact that the 
> installation did 
> >not result in a proper httpd.conf, as I expected, but in a 
> file called 
> >httpd.conf.sample which, among other things, has no 
> LoadModule for php5?
> The creation of httpd.conf.sample alone is intentional.   If 
> the real file
> were installed, then upgrades to php5 would wipe out any 
> modifications you put in the file and replace it with the 
> sample, and this is undesireable behavior.
> Mark
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