[php-maint] Why do I need to install apache?

Raphael Geissert geissert at debian.org
Wed Aug 5 15:52:22 UTC 2009


On Wednesday 05 August 2009 03:59:21 GFR wrote:
> Hi,
> Thanks Sean,
> > do you not have another package the provides a php5 engine installed
> > (i.e. this
> > is not a bug unless you already have php5-cgi installed).
> But, I was installing php5-cgi :
> # apt-get install *lighttpd* mysql-client-5.0 mysql-server-5.0 php5-mysql *
> php5-cgi* php5-gd php5-mcrypt
> So, I think that this line would install php5-cgi, lighttpd, and the other
> modules.

The order matters, apt tries to resolve the dependencies in the same order 
they are given on the command line. If you ask it to install php5-cgi before 
php5-mysql it should do the right thing.

P.S. no need to send me a personal copy of the message.

Raphael Geissert - Debian Developer
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