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New Install - which Perl, MySQL, PHP, Apache should I use?

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Hi,

Just set up a test server on FreeBSD 5.2.

I'm not sure which versions of  Perl, MySQL, PHP, Apache I should install. There seems to be a few choices in the ports directory.

I read that perl would no longer be part of the FreeBSD 5+ install, but if I do a perl -v, v5.6.1 is installed.

Which of the following should I install? I want to learn more about PHP and MySQL.

     Perl
eperl    
perl5    
p5-ePerl
ruby-perl
perl5.8  

     PHP
php5-cli  
php4-nms  
php4-horde
php4-cli  
php3      
php-mode.el
php4      
php5      
php_doc    

     MySQL
gmysql              
mysql-editor        
mysql2pgsql        
mysql40-client      
mysql_last_value    
mysqlcc            
mysqlman            
mysqltcl            
p5-Class-DBI-mysql  
p5-Mysql-Diff      
p5-Time-Piece-MySQL
ruby-dbd_mysql      
py-MySQL            
ruby-mysql          
xmysqladmin        
tcl-Mysql          
dbf2mysql          
mysql-gui          
mysql-connector-java
mysql++            
mysql-navigator    
mysql323-client    
mysql40-server      
mysql50-client      
mysql41-server      
mysql41-client      
mysql323-server    
mysql50-server      
p5-DBD-mysql        
p5-DBD-mysql40      
p5-DBD-mysql41      
p5-Mysql            
py-MySQLdb          
qt-mysql-plugin    

     Apache
apache13                          
apache21                          
apache13+ipv6                    
apache-jserv                      
p5-Apache-ASP                    
p5-Apache-AuthenURL              
p5-Apache-Archive                
p5-Apache-AuthenCache            
p5-Apache-AuthTicket              
p5-Apache-AuthCookie              
p5-Apache-AntiSpam                
p5-Apache-Admin-Config            
p5-Apache-AddHostPath            
p5-Apache-Scoreboard              
p5-Apache-DBI                    
p5-Apache-ConfigFile              
p5-Apache-Compress                
p5-Apache-AxKit-Plugin-AddXSLParam                                
p5-Apache-AutoIndex              
p5-Apache-Clean                  
p5-ApacheBench                    
p5-Apache-VMonitor                
p5-Apache-Session-SharedMem      
p5-Apache-Session-PHP            
p5-Apache-Session                
p5-Apache-SSI                    
p5-Apache-Reload                  
p5-Apache-Radius                  
p5-Apache-Peek                    
p5-Apache-PageKit                
p5-Apache-MP3                    
p5-Apache-Language                
p5-Apache-Gallery                
p5-Apache-Icon                    
p5-Apache-DumpHeaders            
p5-MasonX-Request-WithApacheSessio                                  
apache13-fp                      
apache-contrib                    
apache13-modssl                  
apache2                          
apache13-ssl                      
p5-Apache-NNTPGateway            
p5-Apache-Filter                  
p5-Apache-Test                    
p5-Apache-SubProcess              

Thanks
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