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Can enabling PEAR disable SIlverstripe?


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DsX

Community Member, 178 Posts

25 March 2011 at 4:10am

Edited: 25/03/2011 5:14am

I have just enabled Pear on one of my domains.
I have SS site running in this domain (httpdocs root). It has been up for a few months now no problems.
I have developed a small FaceBook app that I have running in a directory eg /httpdocs/app
I just added a feature to the FB app that required Pear, so I enabled it for http and https (see: http://kb.mediatemple.net/questions/514/Enabling+PEAR+by+setting+your+open_basedir+and+include_path)

My primary SS site is now down.
Currently loading a 404 url will get me the 404 page.
Any 'good' url will result in a blank page.
If I load www.mysite/admin I see the url redirection to mysite.com/Security/login?BackURL=%2Fadmin
meanwhile the FB app is running fine.

My server has a setup that has a httpdocs and a httpsdocs directory, I am using just the httpdocs (this has been fine in the past)
Since I setup the vhost_ssl.conf file could I have a path issue?
Or is there another reason that enabling PEAR might have crippled my SilverStripe install?

I don't know what to look at next?

PS. my SS install is 2.4.4

EDIT: additionally an internal data link, that SS is outputting to a flash file as xml also errors out. It is interesting because it appears that the browser is getting the Header (xml) but not the data.

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DsX

Community Member, 178 Posts

25 March 2011 at 5:32am

Edited: 25/03/2011 6:53am

So the quick answer in my case is Yes. enabling PEAR by following these instructions (http://kb.mediatemple.net/questions/514/Enabling+PEAR+by+setting+your+open_basedir+and+include_path) does kill SS

now the question is why?

OK, I have now played with a few settings and it appears that something in this vhost.conf file is causing SS to die.

<Directory "/var/www/vhosts/example.com/httpdocs">
php_admin_value open_basedir "/var/www/vhosts/example.com/httpdocs:/usr/share/pear:/tmp"
php_admin_value include_path ".:/usr/share/pear"
</Directory>

all my paths are correct. And when this script is active my pear install does work,.

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DsX

Community Member, 178 Posts

25 March 2011 at 7:19am

so its: php_admin_value include_path ".:/usr/share/pear"
my server doesn't like it being set here.
I have added it now to the phpini but doens't seem to be working.

Currently my phpinfo lists the correct settings for open_base_dir and include_path

open_basedir   /var/www/vhosts/plastikwrap.com/httpdocs:/usr/share/pear:/tmp   no value
include_path   .:/usr/shared/pear   .:/usr/shared/pear


note that open_basedir has only a local setting (since it is being set in the .conf file)
and my SS site is runing, but my FB app has no PEAR features.?

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DsX

Community Member, 178 Posts

25 March 2011 at 11:16am

my bad.
fixing the php.ini setting from shared to share and it now is working.

Still do not know why SS will not allow me to set the include_path in the vhost.conf file?? Really strange since I don't thing SS should care where or how it is set?