Bradley Giesbrecht brad at
Wed Jan 6 21:36:23 PST 2010

On Jan 6, 2010, at 9:28 PM, Ryan Schmidt wrote:

> On Jan 6, 2010, at 22:10, Celso Coutinho wrote:
>> This may look like a noob question, but how do I turn Macports  
>> apache back on?
> To turn MacPorts apache2 off, use
> sudo port unload apache2
> To turn it on, use
> sudo port load apache2

Does this survive a reboot?

I would have used launchd to stop both apaches and restart the one I  

sudo launchd unload -w /System/Library/LaunchDaemons/ 
sudo launchd unload -w /Library/LaunchDaemons/org.macports.apache2.plist
sudo launchd load -w /Library/LaunchDaemons/org.macports.apache2.plist

> The same applies to any other port that uses MacPorts launchd items.  
> Any such port should have printed an instruction to you at install  
> time explaining this.
> On Jan 6, 2010, at 22:17, Celso Coutinho wrote:
>> It worked... I typed localhost on the browser and it now goes to  
>> where I want, but.... It can't connect to the Oracle database! I  
>> got this message:
>> Warning: oci_connect() [function.oci-connect]: OCIEnvNlsCreate()  
>> failed. There is something wrong with your system - please check  
>> that DYLD_LIBRARY_PATH includes the directory with Oracle Instant  
>> Client libraries in /Users/binte/Sites/testeOracle.php on line 7
>> When I type in the terminal:
>> bash-3.2# echo $DYLD_LIBRARY_PATH
>> I got nothing! I guess I add to export that variable to the path  
>> where is. Am I right?
> It doesn't matter what your shell's PATH is; it matters what  
> Apache's PATH is. Properly-written software should not require such  
> shenanigans, unfortunately Oracle does not appear to know how to  
> write Mac software properly.
> Our resident Oracle expert John Korchok provided this solution to  
> that problem:
> I should probably have the php5-oracle port print a message at  
> install time telling users to set this up. Would you please file an  
> issue in the issue tracker to remind me of that?
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