Originally Posted by daveb
I have previously installed suphp according to the older howto. So my question would be should I recompile? and or what did changing those lines accomplish, any thoughts?
You don't need to recompile.
The changed line made it possible that you could place the suPHP directives directly in a vhost, without a <Directory> directive. The new ISPConfig version writes a <Directory> stanza, that's why the source code change isn't needed anymore.