PHP8 and Apple Apache

James Secan james.secan at
Sat Apr 9 16:16:01 UTC 2022

Thanks.  I suspected as much, but wanted to ask first.

> On Apr 8, 2022, at 3:58 PM, Ryan Schmidt <ryandesign at> wrote:
> On Apr 8, 2022, at 17:40, James Secan wrote:
>> I’m just getting started on php, and started by putting php81 on a Big Sur system.  While looking at how to tweak the configuration on this setup, I find that I need  The Apple setup for apache2 has, but nothing for 8.  This was not part of the Macports-installed php81 package, so where does this come from?
> The php81 port provides only the PHP 8.1 command line. If you want other PHP Server APIs (SAPIs) install the corresponding other ports. For example, the PHP 8.1 Apache 2 handler is in the php81-apache2handler port. Installing this will also install the MacPorts apache2 port, if you don't already have it installed. It will not use an existing Apple install of Apache.

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