Php – Where is PHP.ini in Mac OS X Lion


I wanted to run some PHP right on my Mac, uncommented httpd.conf, activated web sharing, installed MySQL etc.
I can't seem to find my PHP files, most importantly, PHP.ini.

On my old machine it was located in /usr/local/php5/lib
But php5 directory doesn't exist in /usr/local..

Do I need to get a package or am I looking in the incorrect place?

Running OS X 10.7.3, PHP 5.3.8, Apache/2.2.21

Best Solution

To locate the ini file on your machine, open and run the following command:

php --ini

If you need a template for Lion, try this.