View Full Version : PEAR already installed?

10-07-2004, 08:57 PM
I made the mistake (ok, I admit it) of trying to install PEAR without checking whether or not it's already installed. I believe it is, as many of the pieces are there. However, I can't seem to add anything to it and I can't run the manager. Is there any documentation on how this is setup on WH? Does anyone have examples of how to use this stuff on WH? I don't need "beginning programming with PEAR"... I just need to know the specifics of using it on Westhost.

-- Steve G. (sarr)

10-08-2004, 07:50 AM
It seems it may not be enabled on the accounts. There are folks lobbying WH to enable it here on this thread:


In this thread is sounds as if maybe someone might have gotten an alternative to work but does not give details.


10-08-2004, 02:47 PM
Just a quick follow-up:
I took a PEAR-using script from my home machine, changed the first line to "#! /bin/php" and it worked like a charm. PEAR is already installed and working fine (for me).
-- Steve G.