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Do I need to compile Apache with mod_headers in order to manipulate headers in PHP?

Hi,

Do the installed Apache modules influence what PHP functions are usable? For instance, if I disable mod_expires, mod_negotiation and mod_headers, can I still manipulate headers with PHP using header()? Also, if I disable mod_so, can I dynamically load PHP extensions, like APC1.0.xx.so inside php.ini?

I am installing Apache 2.2.11.

Thanks
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tomp_gl
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cdaugustinCommented:
Hi,

you should be able to use the header() function those modules are usefull for apache directives from .htaccess and other contexts (read more here: http://www.php-editors.com/apache_manual/mod/mod_headers.html )

you need mod_so to "Loading of executable code and modules into the server at start-up or restart time" more details here: http://www.php-editors.com/apache_manual/mod/mod_so.html so basically you could load PHP as a dynamic module if it was build that way.  So you should be able to load your extension from php.ini. Nevertheless you should test everything works as expected
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tomp_glAuthor Commented:
Thanks for responding. I found that mod_headers etc were not needed to manipulate headers in PHP with header().
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