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All the gentoo docs on installing PHP[1][2] mentions that I should add a line to make.conf to use the 'production' php.ini


but that does not seems to do anything... what else should I do to 'enable' that change on the system?

Edit: @terdon pointed out to my blindness, the 1st link says what i should run after editing make.conf... but it does nothing

# grep ^display_errors /usr/share/doc/php-5.4.13/*
/usr/share/doc/php-5.4.13/php.ini-production:display_errors = Off
/usr/share/doc/php-5.4.13/php.ini-development:display_errors = On

# grep PHP /etc/make.conf

# emerge --ask --changed-use --deep @world
These are the packages that would be merged, in order:
Calculating dependencies... done!
Nothing to merge; would you like to auto-clean packages? [Yes/No] y

# grep ^display_errors /etc/php/apache2-php5.4/php.ini 
display_errors = On

[1] http://wiki.gentoo.org/wiki/PHP

[2] http://www.gentoo.org/proj/en/php/php-installing.xml#doc_chap3

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Did you run emerge --ask --changed-use --deep @world as suggested in the first link you posted? –  terdon Jun 10 '13 at 13:04
thanks @terdon but it did not work for the php ini. I added more information, and updated the title. –  gcb Jun 10 '13 at 13:16

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