[php-maint] Bug#443524: Bug#443524: php-pear: manually installed PEAR modules shouldn't go to /usr/share/php

Gregory Colpart reg at evolix.fr
Sun Jan 27 14:09:07 UTC 2008


On Fri, Jan 25, 2008 at 03:43:20PM +0100, Christian Hammers wrote:
> After stumbling over the same bug I would proposed to simply set the
> defaults in /etc/pear/pear.conf to /usr/local/ dirs. I did this for
> my server with "pear config-set" and it seems to work.
> Mixing Debian packages and pear installed libraries quickly turns
> into a mess if the directories are not clearly separated!

I fully agree with this proposal however the main problem is that
pear can't deal with two directories and it breaks some webapps
setup (for example, function get_installed_pear_packages() in
eGroupWare could be broken).

See my old post:

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