While listening to someone complain through twitter about their MySQL conf file, I came up with a cool idea: what if I created a PHP.ini creator that would suggest changes to your php.ini file as well as generate an updated version?
As with most of my software, this is just a rough version to get the idea down on paper. I plan to update this as well as give a working example sometime in the future.
Parses a pasted php.ini file and generates a comparison table
Allows you to change values on specific elements
Generates a php.ini file to replace your existing one
As always, my todo list is great on this project:
Add the entire php.ini database. Right now, there are only like 5 verified entries.
Test for the input type of free form fields - don’t allow strings if they’re integer types, etc,
Add client side JS to make the choosing of fields easier as well as accepting defaults
Support different versions of PHP and their defaults
Allow you to change values of php ini content that doesn’t exist in your version (currently, if you don’t have an entry for it, I force you to take mine)
Yeh - its like that…
So without further ramblings, here is the file: phpinicreator.zip