[php-maint] Apache dependency for php5

Ondřej Surý ondrej at sury.org
Sat Jul 6 06:14:06 UTC 2013


There's no apache2 dependency here.

Could you paste your output of apt-cache show php5?

Ondřej Surý

> On 6. 7. 2013, at 7:12, Balachandran S <benignbala at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi,
>    I just tried to install php5 on Debian(Jessie), and it says it will install apache2, libapache2-mod-php5 and  so on. I checked the control file and php5 indeed has apache2 as a dependency. Why is this so ? In my opinion, we shouldn't make the choice of the web server for our users. We should leave it up to them.
>  Instead, can we do a dummy package like php5-apache which installs apache, libapache2-mod-php5 etc ? Thanks
> --
> Thank you,
> Balachandran S
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