this is perfect... thanks
----- Original Message -----
From: "Mark Roedel" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
To: "Kunal Jhunjhunwala" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>; "php-list"
Sent: Thursday, January 31, 2002 9:32 PM
Subject: RE: [PHP] add on's to php
> -----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()
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
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