php.ini removed

Ryan Schmidt ryandesign at
Sun Jun 28 13:39:58 PDT 2009

On Jun 28, 2009, at 12:27, Bradley Giesbrecht wrote:

> On Jun 28, 2009, at 10:05 AM, Scott Haneda wrote:
>> Why did moving it break things is I think what first needs to be  
>> learned.
>> Why was ini put in a php5 directory? As far as I know php wants to  
>> look in some standard locations. /etc is one if them so that would  
>> translate to /opt/local/etc/php.ini.
> I don't think it's a bad idea to subdir php.ini into version. When  
> people upgrade to php6 down the road they may need to revert back.  
> Leaving php5/php.ini untouched gives the possibility to quickly  
> revert back to php5 if php6 breaks your scripts.

Yes, but it's not just a matter of switching back; it's a matter of  
being able to install simultaneously. Due to this change, it is now  
possible to install and activate php4 and php5 at the same time,  
which I intend to carry forward to php6 when that becomes available.

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