[CentOS] Apache 2.x and php???

Wed Feb 1 20:18:08 UTC 2006
Andrew Cotter <andrew.cotter at somersetcapital.com>

> -----Original Message-----
> From: centos-bounces at centos.org [mailto:centos-bounces at centos.org]On
> Behalf Of rado
> Sent: Wednesday, February 01, 2006 2:34 PM
> To: centos
> Subject: [CentOS] Apache 2.x and php???
> hi!
> It seems like everytime I turn around lately, I'm opening up another can
> of worms and I sure don't like what I just read.
> this book: Setting Up Lamp (Getting Linux, Apache, MySQL, and PHP
> Working Together) Sybex/Wiley ISBN 0-7821-4337-7
> Page 197 to quote "Which Version of Apache to Use":
> Choosing your Apache version is something that should be taken from the
> correct perspective. Apache 1.3 is proven to be stable and, most
> importantly, compatible with PHP. Apache 2.0 is stable; however, there
> have been multiple problems with PHP compatibility. Making Apache 2.0
> and PHP work together is as predictable as flipping a coin. You will
> never know for sure whether the configuration will work properly and you
> might be faced with in-depth troubleshooting and problem solving trying
> to find out why they will not cooperate.
~~ snip ~~

My suggestion would be to find a fireplace and start a fire with that book.
We use Apache 2.0 and PHP for some fairly extensive intranet based
applications.  Problems have only been a issue with the PHP coding, not the
interaction of PHP and Apache.  Both are rock solid.