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Unable to load http.so

Fortunately, it doesn’t happen too often, but every now and again I rub elbows with downright infuriating problems in the OSS world.  If you go off the reservation (off the ‘rez), and attempt to make unsupported configurations work, you expect these types of things.  But when you’re targeting a basic, happy path use case, you don’t.  Thus began my 3+ day excursion into getting pecl_http to work with PHP 5.5…

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Start Apache on boot

I was reminded that by default, Linux distros don’t start services on boot. I found this out the hard way on EC2 when setting up an apache server.

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