[FX.php List] [OFF] FMServer's PHP over higher version of PHP?
jsfmp at earthlink.net
Thu Aug 26 17:33:33 MDT 2010
Belated thanks, Michael and Richard!
If anything interesting happens, I'll report back.
On Aug 25, 2010, at 2:00 PM, Head Honcho wrote:
> Hi Joel,
> I'd expect it to "just work" except for a couple of "maybe" gotchas.
> 1) as Richard mentioned, you won't get any of the "good" updates to
> php provided by Apple
> 2) if someone accidentally "turns on" php from the server, I'd
> expect it to "stomp" on the Filemaker one, with unexpected results.
> 3) I wouldn't be surprised if an Apple update did something
> unexpected, although it shouldn't.
> While it's "against" the EULA, it's pretty easy to "fix" the API to
> remove the deprecated issues - it's basically that the API uses
> "&=" instead of "=" in a number of places... get rid of these, and
> you're "good to go". Not that I'm saying you should do this ;)
> Hopefully we'll get an updated version of the API in the not to
> distant future.
> Hope this helps, somewhat.
> Michael Ward
> Head Honcho, CustoMike Solutions
> Member, FileMaker Business Alliance & FileMaker Technical Network
> FileMaker 7, 8, 9 & 10 Certified Developer
> ph 0414 562 501
> headhoncho at customikesolutions.com
> On 26/08/2010, at 12:56 AM, Joel Shapiro wrote:
>> Hi all
>> A new client is running OS X Server 10.6 on the machine that will
>> host their FM/PHP system. PHP has not yet been enabled on the
>> machine, although 10.6 comes w/ PHP 5.3 installed. I'm wondering
>> how it would go if I were to install FMServer's version of PHP
>> (5.2.8?) instead of enabling the system's version. (We'll be using
>> the API, which uses code that's deprecated in 5.3 and would need to
>> be set to hide deprecated warnings.)
>> Would FMS's lower version of PHP safely override the non-enabled
>> higher version, or should I just stick w/ 5.3 and hide the
>> deprecated warnings? (There shouldn't be a need for any other PHP
>> libraries, GD etc.)
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