[pmwiki-users] Php5 -- MMCache in plain English wanted, for timid webmasters

Sandy sandy at onebit.ca
Fri Oct 9 13:33:26 CDT 2009

That confirms my suspicion well enough to move forward with choosing 
host and setting things up.


Anyone else know more? Is this something that PmWiki can adapt to, or 
something we're stuck doing for ourselves?


DaveG wrote:
> I'm running on php5, and mmcache is enabled. I've not noticed any issues.
> If you wanted to disable it, from what I can see on my php settings 
> page, you'd have to set eaccelerator.enable to 0 to disable the cache. 
> It seems like you can do this from htaccess like this:
>    php_flag eaccelerator.enable 0
>    php_flag eaccelerator.optimizer 0
>   ~ ~ Dave
> On 10/8/2009 2:31 PM, Sandy wrote:
>> Do we still need to deactivate MMCache in php.ini to use php5 ? The
>> features page says we do.
>> http://pmwiki.org/wiki/PmWiki/PmWikiFeatures
>> I'm with 4.something on my current host, but am going to make a new
>> site, and it makes sense to start it with the current version of
>> everything. (We won't mention how long it's been since I updated my
>> other site.)
>> If we still need to do it, where is a good reference on how to do this?
>> The ones I found are either incomplete (don't say where the file is),
>> scary (I need to copy the entire file from somewhere else and edit one
>> line on my local copy, and create another file at the same time, and
>> change a default path), out-of-date, or written for admins who already
>> edit php.ini and just neeed reminders of what each setting does.
>> That doesn't fit Philosphy 5, Be easy to install, configure, and maintain.
>> What happens if we don't deactivate it? It's a small site, with no large
>> images. There might be a few large files for download. (No, it's not a
>> pirate site. Dad is making some circuits to sell to owners of Collins
>> radios. The images will be small, but the pdf users' manual might be 1-2MB.)
>> Whether it needs to be deactivated or not, us amateurs could use a bit
>> more guidance in the pmwiki manual, even a link to a good reference,
>> than is currently there.
>> Thanks in advance,
>> Sandy
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