> -----Original Message----- > From: Kunal Jhunjhunwala [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]] > Sent: Thursday, January 31, 2002 9:22 AM > To: php-list > Subject: [PHP] add on's to php > > > I was wondering, if it would be possible to work on a "add on > the fly" approach for php modules like zlib, imap, gd etc. > There are a lot of people who dont compile these in there > installation by default, which makes it very difficult to work > on programs which utilize these modules. Coz there are a lot > of ppl who are fussy abt recompiling php all the time.
Y'mean something like the php.ini "extension" directive, or the dl() function? See http://www.php.net/manual/en/configuration.php#ini.sect.extension and http://www.php.net/manual/en/function.dl.php for more info on those. Note, though, that this functionality won't be enabled on every server, often for security reasons. I'm not sure how much of an issue it really needs to be, though. Are you running into people who are surprised that your programs won't work on their server? (Could this mean that you need to take a look at how clearly the requirements are communicated?) --- Mark Roedel | "A modern US Navy cruiser now requires Systems Programmer | 26 tons of manuals. This is enough LeTourneau University | to affect the vessel's performance." Longview, Texas USA | -- "New Scientist" magazine -- PHP General Mailing List (http://www.php.net/) To unsubscribe, e-mail: [EMAIL PROTECTED] For additional commands, e-mail: [EMAIL PROTECTED] To contact the list administrators, e-mail: [EMAIL PROTECTED]