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First, yes I know I shouldn't use short tags, but they are all through the project I'm currently working on, and I just need it to work.

I have enabled short_open_tag in /etc/php.ini and restarted Apache. When I run phpinfo() I see that it is enabled, however when I run my project, the short tags don't work. I've done some searching, but haven't found any answers. Any ideas?

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1) Since short_open_tag config value can be changed anywhere (even from PHP code itself), it is possible that your project explicitly disables them via ini_set(); 2) your site for this project may be configured to use different php.ini (this is unlikely to happen as I expect that you run your phpinfo() test on the same site as project). –  LazyOne Jul 25 '11 at 0:53
1) I grepped the project for ini_set and had no luck finding anything, and 2) yeah, I ran phpinfo() from inside the project. –  seth Jul 25 '11 at 13:26
Where do you use them (what file extension)? Does full tag works in that file? Otherwise no ideas. –  LazyOne Jul 25 '11 at 13:32
They are being used in .php files, full tags are working. I have run this project successfully before. I just switched from Ubuntu to Fedora, and that's when the problem started. –  seth Jul 25 '11 at 14:14

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The configuration (if it's mod_php, not CGI) may be also changed in the .htaccess files with a php_flag setting. Look there.

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