Subject: Re: CGI changes for the php4 and php5 packages
To: Johnny C. Lam <jlam@NetBSD.org>
From: Todd Vierling <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 09/06/2005 15:46:34
On Sun, 4 Sep 2005, Johnny C. Lam wrote:
> Also, since we install the PHP CGI binary inside the web tree of files,
Whose web tree of files?
Not everyone uses a http://hostname/cgi-bin/ pointing to
$PREFIX/libexec/cgi-bin. I would certainly never expose *all* installed CGI
programs to every site; they only get what they use.
> Since there are already packages that build and install Apache-specific
> versions of PHP (ap-php4 and ap-php5), I think we should change the
> PHP packages to *not* configure with:
This I agree with.
This I would agree with, only if it can be shown that it still works if the
PHP CGI program is run from somewhere other than the /cgi-bin/php path of a
> We should also build them with FastCGI support (--enable-fastcgi) to
> facilitate setting up a usable PHP installation for use with non-Apache
> web-servers. This would also be usable by Apache if a webadmin chooses
> to use FastCGI PHP instead of mod_php.
Yes, since libfcgi is included with the package (thus this adds no more
-- Todd Vierling <email@example.com> <firstname.lastname@example.org> <email@example.com>