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Replacing the existing Leopard PHP installation with a more complete version

The good folks at entropy.ch have packaged up a pre-compiled version of PHP to replace OS X 10.5 Leopard’s barebones installation. The entropy.ch build contains most of the good stuff that the Apple folks in their infinite wisdom didn’t see fit to include – entropy-phpinfo.pdf

See the instructions at Entropy’s forum, or read below.

sudo mv /usr/local/php5 ~/Desktop/php5.old curl -O http://www2.entropy.ch/download/php5-5.2.5-6-beta.tar.gz tar -xzf php5-*-beta.tar.gz sudo mv php5 /usr/local/ sudo ln -sf /usr/local/php5/entropy-php.conf /etc/apache2/other/+entropy-php.conf sudo apachectl restart

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2 Comments

  1. Posted October 8, 2008 at 5:04 pm | Permalink

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  2. Chris
    Posted March 12, 2009 at 1:47 pm | Permalink

    It only says: usage: mv [-f | -i | -n] [-v] source target mv [-f | -i | -n] [-v] source … directory

    hm..