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Where is php.ini under Mac OSX

Posted by enquirer (enquirer), 27 June 2003
Subject line says it all really  

Running PHP on Mac OSX, and can't find the php.ini file ...

Posted by admin (Graham Ellis), 27 June 2003
I had a look on my OSX box and couldn't find the file either, so I guess this is a pretty general question.

PHP doesn't HAVE TO have a php.ini file - it's just there for anything that's to be changed away from the default.   In general, you can find out where it's supposed to be using phpinfo - a PHP page on the web server that says




and the answer it came up with is "/usr/local/lib".

To test this, I put in a file /usr/local/lib/php.ini containing just


then stopped and restarted the server and reloaded the test page ... and saw the change

Posted by John_Moylan (jfp), 27 June 2003
yeah, I know this has been answered, but...

Can I also point you towards:

It may be of some use to us unix, erm I mean mac php'ers  

(Since I got my mac, my PC has only been turned on a handfull of times, I like!)


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