[isf-wifidog] Is it possible to Install on Redhat 9?

Proulx François fproulx at edito.qc.ca
Dim 10 Juil 21:57:17 EDT 2005

PHP5 is mandatory. I'd recommend you use the RPM packages for PHP5,  
they should be available in contrib from Redhat. You'll need Apache  
mod-php5 and some other packages , it's all in the config file. php5- 
dom ( XML package ) requires libxml 2 ( we recommend 2.6.17 ).

On 10-Jul-2005, at 21:45 , Bassam A. Al-Khaffaf wrote:

> Dear Alex,
>    Thanks for sending me the "wifidog.conf" file.
> Now I have other inquiries to the folk in here. I tried to install the
> "wifidog-auth" server on my Redhat 9 box by following the instruction
> illustrated in the "INSTALL" file inside the "wifidog-auth" source
> directory. I found it is required to install PHP5, so is it  
> possible to use
> PHP4 that comes with Redhat 9?
> In case if it is required to install PHP5, can anyone show me the  
> right
> directions to install PHP5, because I found it is really difficult  
> to me to
> install it.
> I gave a try to install PHP5, but I ended with the following error  
> message
> when I issued the "./configure" command at the shell prompt inside the
> PHP-5.0.4 source directory. The error message is:
> "configure: error: libxml2 version 2.5.10 or greater required."
> Your help is much appreciated.
> Regards
> Bassam
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Alexandre Carmel-Veilleux [mailto:saruman at northernhacking.org]
> Sent: Saturday, July 09, 2005 12:43 AM
> To: bassam at palettemm.com; WiFiDog Captive Portal
> Subject: Re: [isf-wifidog] Is it possible to Install on Redhat 9?
> On Fri, Jul 08, 2005 at 08:14:43PM +0800, Bassam A. Al-Khaffaf wrote:
>> Now I tried to edit the configuration file "wifidog.conf" that  
>> suppose to
> be
>> installed in "/etc" directory but unfortunately I couldn't find it. I
>> searched my system with such a name file by using the command  
>> "locate"
> again
>> the result was non :( I repeated the installation process again  
>> but I got
>> the same problem, I tried to search for the file "wifidog.conf" in  
>> the
>> source directory to copy it to "/etc" but again I couldn't find it  
>> too
>> there. And as you know without wifido.conf file, the gateway part  
>> cannot
> be
>> up.
>     Note that locate doesn't search the system but a database of the
> files on the system at a certain point in time. The "updatedb" program
> updates it to refer to the currently installed files.
>     The wifidog.conf is normally in the directory where you unpacked
> wifidog. I've attached a copy from the CVS.
> Alex
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