[Pkg-fedora-ds-maintainers] 389 DS for Debian+

Timo Aaltonen tjaalton at ubuntu.com
Thu Jun 7 10:52:43 UTC 2012

On 07.06.2012 13:45, Jeroen van Meeuwen wrote:
> On Thursday, June 07, 2012 11:29:28 AM Timo Aaltonen wrote:
>> On 07.06.2012 00:41, Jeroen van Meeuwen wrote:
>>> Am I correct to understand Debian APT packages will only allow one to
>>> either install worker, *or* prefork, but not both?
>> That's correct, all the apache2-mpm-* flavors Provide: apache2-mpm, and
>> also Conflict with that, so you can have only one installed.
> Thank you for that, I was afraid I was going bonkers ;-)
> For a little background; I have a little more experience with Fedora and 
> derivatives, where prefork and worker are not mutually exclusive packages, so 
> I can run the main webserver using prefork (/usr/sbin/httpd) and start the 389 
> dirsrv-admin service using /usr/sbin/httpd.worker.
> Is there a similar method for Debian, or would I need to switch everything on 
> the node to run under apache2-mpm-worker in order to be able to run dirsrv-
> admin?

You'd need to ask the apache maintainers what the plans are, but the
package interdependencies make it pretty clear that it's not possible
atm :/


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