[arch-general] [arch-dev-public] Upgrading Apache to 2.4

Pierre Schmitz pierre at archlinux.de
Wed Mar 12 01:10:17 EDT 2014

Am 12.03.2014 00:23, schrieb Eduardo Machado:
> 2014-03-10 15:21 GMT-03:00 Anatol Pomozov <anatol.pomozov at gmail.com>:
>> Hi
>> On Fri, Mar 7, 2014 at 1:10 AM, Sebastiaan Lokhorst
>> <sebastiaanlokhorst at gmail.com> wrote:
>> > Thanks for taking the effort to finally update Apache!
>> >
>> > When trying to start Apache with PHP, I get the same error as Rene.
>> >
>> > Just to be clear, what is the recommended way to run Apache+PHP now? Will
>> > mod_php5 will still be supported?
>> Ok, it seems that main source of questions is php-apache package that
>> causes "Apache is running a threaded MPM, but your PHP Module is not
>> compiled to be threadsafe.  You need to recompile PHP." error at
>> apache start.
>> The answer is that you need to switch apache MPM from default
>> mod_mpm_event to slower but mod_php-compatible mod_mpm_prefork.  See
>> more information in at wiki page
>> https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/LAMP#Troubleshooting
>> BTW kudos to our users who already updated wiki for Apache2.4!
>> And of course anyone is welcome to create a threadsafe version of
>> php-apache in AUR so it can be used with mpm_event.
> I was studying the php package to build an php fully compatible with apache
> 2.4.
> I understand that php is the base package and the others are split packages
> (many)...
> So, would you know if it is necessary to rebuilt all the php packages or
> only the php-apache?
> Thanks in advance.
> A question, i saw some references [1] that the apache MPM can be
> "dinamically" changed. Is it true in Arch?
> [1] http://kb.parallels.com/en/113007

You need to recompile the whole PHP package and all external modules
like xcache etc.. Note that there is a good chance you run into issues
with esp. modules.

Pierre Schmitz, https://pierre-schmitz.com

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