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[nycphp-talk] MAMP setup tips wanted

Ajai Khattri ajai at bitblit.net
Mon Jan 31 13:19:50 EST 2005


David Mintz wrote:

>Seems that entropy.ch is the best bet. One more thing and then I'll shut
>up (temporarily). Does anyone know whether the current the Entropy PHP
>package is built against the MySQL 4.0.x libraries, the 4.1.x, or both?
>
>Bottom line is, I want to coerce my PHP students into running MySQL 4.1.x
>and mysqli, and if it's unreasonably difficult for a novice to do that on
>OS X, I will have to reconsider.
>
There are two other ways of getting the latest versions on OS X:

1. Install the Fink package system (this is bascially apt-get for OS X):
    http://fink.sourceforge.net

2.  Or if you prefer the Gentoo approach, you can get Portage for OS X 
now too:
    http://www.metadistribution.org/macos/

-- 
Aj.
Systems Administrator / Developer




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