Tag Archives: RPM

Improving the Internal PHP

The information in this post is about a project in motion. The final delivery may differ from what is discuss here, especially as we consider the feedback you have. Update: the changes discussed in this article are delayed until a future version of cPanel & WHM. They are not in …

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Providing the perl stack as RPMs

The information in this post is about a project in motion. The final delivery may differ from what is discussed here, especially as we consider the feedback you have. Update: the changes discussed in this article are delayed until a future version of cPanel & WHM. They are not in …

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Switching from compile-on-demand to binary packages

For many years installing and using cPanel & WHM has involved compiling software on-demand. Want Apache and PHP? Run /scripts/easyapache, which builds those and all dependencies from source. Want perl installed? Download and run the perl installer from httpupdate.cpanel.net, which installs perl from source. While compiling from source has its …

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