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I would like to create a folder with a couple versions of PHP that I can start in cgi mode as needed. I use different windows machines for development and I would like to be able to move around computers without needing to install PHP on each one. Something like below

F:/PHP
   /5.3.2
   /5.2.8
   /5.1.0

Then I could just start each up as needed with something like

F:\php\5.3.2\php-cgi.exe -b 127.0.0.1:9000

Which would allow nginx or apache to use the PHP service. This would really help to make my development environment decoupled.

Does anyone know how to create a portable PHP install?

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closed as off topic by Michael Hampton, Nils, Dave M, Khaled, mgorven Mar 6 '13 at 21:24

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Duh, the php site has zip downloads for PHP which are ready to run.

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