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Old 10-09-2007, 04:20 PM   #1
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install php post apache install

I would like to install php but I have already installed apache 2.0 some time ago and I don't really care about reinstalling the web server if I don't have to.

When I originally installed apache 2.0 on my Fedora 6 machine, I used the basic configure command "./configure --prefix=/usr/local/apache2"

So, it is my understanding that in order to run PHP, I need to enable DSO capability with the command ./configure -enable-so.

Like I said, I already have apache installed, so I go to the appropriate httpd directory and I run ./configure -enable-so.

It performs a bunch of checks, but I receive this output on the last line:

Configuring Apache Portable Runtime Utility library...

checking for APR-util... yes
configure: error: Cannot use an external APR-util with the bundled APR
Does anyone know what this is refering to?
Old 10-10-2007, 03:06 AM   #2
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I go to the appropriate httpd directory and I run ./configure -enable-so.
I guess it's a typo since the correct option is "--enable-so". Also you need to specify the prefix again. You can use the "--with-included-apr" to use the bundled apr:
./configure --prefix=/usr/local/apache2 --enable-so --with-included-apr
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There is a bundle apr shipping with apache and a second one already installed on your box, i guess. If you have to use the new bundle coming with apache you have to compile them seperately.

you could throw that apache away, install apache2 + php from rpm on fedora, i think. Probably the easiest way. Other way is to
compile + install new apr
go into the directory of the downloaded apache2, run
make clean
./configure --enable-module=so
+ compile and add php


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