[oclug]RH 7.3 - php, postgresql & apache
howardk at zed.net
Sun Nov 10 23:31:35 EST 2002
At 11:02 PM 11/10/02 -0500, you wrote:
>>PHP is working - pages done as <page.php> do parse and display correctly,
>>pages that are done as <page.html> with php tags do not parse the php
>>Is this something that has been disabled somewhere? BTW, I'm following the
>>"Sams Teach Yourself PHP4" book, and they make a point of saying that PHP
>>scripts can be included in HTML.
>You'll have to modify your web server configuration to parse all HTML files.
Does this present any security risk? I ask since I noticed that my
production server behaves the same way. PHP files are parsed OK. I'm not
sure I know where to make this change - is it in httpd.conf?
>>A second issue is with postresql -- it is installed, but running
>></etc/init.d/postgresql start> fails. GnoRPM shows the required packages
>>(postresql, postresql server, postgresql dev) to be installed.
>What error do you get?
When I run postresql start, the message is just [failed] -- no other
details. The when I query the rpms (using GnoRPM) the message is that all
is installed OK. All up2dates have been done as well.
>>A third question (hypothetical) - can PHP scripts pertaining to a postgresql
>>database work on a server that has mysql instead of postgresql?
>There are third party libraries that allow easy changing the database
>but the PHP commands are
The reason for the question is that I want to use the notebook to learn and
develop some PHP scripts -- at one time I had created a neat application in
dBase IV for pedigrees, and I'd like to try it with PHP. Anyhow, the
notebook has postresql and the production server has mysql. If postresql is
going to be a problem, I suppose I can install mysql.
As an aside, on the production unit I have Webmin 0.78 installed. I
installed the new Webmin 1. on the notebook, and it is really quite nice.
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