PHP is the PHP Hypertext Preprocessor. Primarily used in dynamic web sites, it allows for programming code to be directly embedded into the HTML markup.
Download (HTTP): http://us2.php.net/distributions/php-4.3.6.tar.bz2
Download size: 3.8 MB
Estimated Disk space required: 57 MB
Estimated build time: 0.90 SBU
Install PHP by running the following commands:
./configure --prefix=/usr --sysconfdir=/etc \ --with-apxs2 --with-config-file-path=/etc \ --with-zlib --with-bz2 --enable-ftp --with-gettext \ --with-iconv --with-mysql=/usr --with-ncurses && make && make install && cp php.ini-recommended /etc/php.ini
PHP has many more configure options that will enable support for certain things. You can use ./configure --help to see a full list of the available options. Also, use of the PHP web site is highly recommended, as their online docs are very good.
The PHP package contains pear, php, php-config, phpextdist and phpize.