Php 64 ... Was Re: Apache + php + gd not working at all - PARTIAL SUCCESS

Ryan Schmidt ryandesign at
Thu Oct 1 13:16:35 PDT 2009

On Oct 1, 2009, at 13:36, Scott Haneda wrote:

> What do you think about using this patch as opportunity to rebuild  
> php5 in 64 bit mode on PPC dual G5?
> I'm inclined not to for fear more things may be broken. Though I  
> really could use 64 bit ints in JSON.
> Do I have to change macports.conf to do so as per the previous  
> suggestions to the list, or can I just ...upgrade +universal and get  
> this one at 64 bit?

I build php5 x86_64/i386 universal on Snow Leopard and it seems to  
work. Hopefully that means it should work ppc64/ppc for you too. I  
don't have a 64-bit PowerPC machine to test on.

> Thanks for the rapid patch. I assume it built clean and runs for  
> you? Were you able to get the random error messages and garbage  
> string data as test, then have that go away post patch?

I must admit I did not really test for it. I felt safe in applying the  
patch because upstream (and suhosin) had already done so.

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