Subject: Re: CGI changes for the php4 and php5 packages
To: Johnny C. Lam <>
From: Jaromir Dolecek <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 09/16/2005 09:40:41
On Fri, Sep 09, 2005 at 03:11:46PM -0400, Johnny C. Lam wrote:
> My original goal was simply to provide a FastCGI-capable PHP 
> installation by default.  I had suggested getting rid of 
> --enable-discard-path for only this reason, but I freely admit that I 
> didn't understand the ramifications of this.
> Since it's clear that there are some trade-offs that have to be made 
> depending on whether you decide to run PHP as a CGI or with FastCGI (in 
> particular, the --enable-discard-path option), perhaps we could provide 
> php-fastcgi packages instead?  I would normally just use a PKG_OPTION 
> for something like this, but I think that having the bulk builds 
> automatically build and provide binary packages for a PHP package that 
> does FastCGI is desirable enough to warrant a separate package.

I'd actually prefer if there were single package, even if that would
mean dropping --enable-discard-path and dropping support for the

It would be good to check what actual effect on the environment
would dropping enable-discard-path have. Anyone can help with that?

Jaromir Dolecek <>  
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