[php-maint] Bug#463905: Bug#463905: PHP scripts fail after install of php5-common 5.2.5-2

Steve Langasek vorlon at debian.org
Mon Feb 4 04:44:06 UTC 2008

On Sun, Feb 03, 2008 at 08:35:26PM -0800, Cam Ellison wrote:
> Package: php5-common
> Version: 5.2.5-2

> After installation of php5-common_5.2.5-2_i386.deb, apache2 does not 
> appear to recognize php scripts.  Browser pops up request to specify an 
> application to open it.  Downgrading to php5-common_5.2.4-2+b1_i386.deb 
> resolved the problem.  I have not tested php5-common_5.2.5-1_i386.deb - 
> this is a production website, and it's in use at the moment.

> This machine runs combined lenny/sid, kernel 2.6.23, and 
> apache2-mpm-prefork version 2.2.8

The php5-common package has nothing to do with apache2.  Which version of
libapache2-mod-php5 is available according to 'apt-cache policy

If you're pulling from an out-of-date mirror, then installing the newest
php5-common could leave libapache2-mod-php5 uninstallable.

Steve Langasek                   Give me a lever long enough and a Free OS
Debian Developer                   to set it on, and I can move the world.
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