DAMPYou can now use MacPorts to install the latest packages of Apache, MySQL and PHP. You can follow the MacPorts Installation tutorial, if MacPorts is not yet installed.
A powerful feature of MacPorts is that you can install packages together, and the various dependencies will be figured out for you. So to install Apache version 2, MySQL version 5 and PHP version 5, enter the following at the command line (as it is a sudo command, you may be asked to enter your adminstrative passwrod):
This will take a while to download and run through everything. As an example, it takes
approximately 1.75 hours on a 1.66 GHz Intel Core Duo Mac Mini.
Please refer to the sub-menu pages on the left for Apache, MySQL and PHP, for information on how to configure these applications in the MacPorts opt directory.
A log of the Apache/MySQL/PHP (DAMP) installation can be found here.