Re: Potato .deb pkg install of apache/php/mod_perl/postgresql or mysql
I have just completed an install based on MySQL, Apache and PHP3. This was
all done using apt-get install (I'm using woody though, on a 2.2.15
If you pursue this direction, feel free to email me directly if you need
some hints or tips. Only thing I can think of to say at the moment is get
MySQL and Apache working, then do PHP last. This can all be done using
apt-get install (mysql-server, mysql-client, apache, php3,
php3-mysql) and whatever else it grabs :)
There should then be an extension=mysql.so line in the php3.ini file, and
a LoadModule line relating to mysql in the apache httpd.conf file. There
isnt much more to this setup - assuming you've set up apache right in the
first place. The config files for apache (httpd.conf, srm.conf) are
pretty well documented.
You could certainly do Apache first, get that working, then do MySQL and
finally tie the two with PHPx without too much complexity.
Mod_Perl i cant comment on. Oh, and this above detail should be pretty
right with potato too. And I'd prolly recommend you stay away from PHP4
for now, from what ive heard its not quite "there" yet.
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On Fri, 7 Jul 2000, Gordon Pedersen wrote:
> I run potato, now about 4 weeks old.
> I want to install apache with php (3 or 4), mod_perl and either
> postgresql or mysql.
> It seems better in the long run to master an apt-get-based method of
> installing them *if* that is possible--that's what I don't know.
> I have looked in the debian-user archives and found some relevant
> posts but nothing that quite answered my question.
> Is it possible to do so using apt-get & the right debian packages?
> If so, is there an order to events to make it all work? For
> instance, should one install postgres/mysql, then apache-perl, then
> php4-pgsql? Or does it only work to have source for apache and php
> and perhaps the database, too?
> Or do folks usually end up compiling their own?
> In that case, does anyone have a suggestion for which versions of
> each source to get that match well together?
> And is it reliable to use debian sources (via apt-get source) to get
> the programs working together (presuming I follow their
> directions ;-])? Or should one just head for the 'real' source?
> Gordon Pedersen
> info systems design Saint Paul, Minnesota, USA
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