[php-maint] Bug#743842: Bug#743842: php5: uninstallable due to dependency loops

Lior Kaplan kaplan at debian.org
Mon Apr 7 11:27:26 UTC 2014

On Mon, Apr 7, 2014 at 12:49 PM, Thorsten Glaser <t.glaser at tarent.de> wrote:

> Dependency installability problem for [43]php-json on armel, hurd-i386,
> i386, kfreebsd-i386, mipsel,
> powerpc and sparc:
> php-json build-depends on:
> - php5-cli (>= 5.5.0~rc1+dfsg-1~)
> php5-cli depends on:
> - php5-common (= 5.5.11+dfsg-1)
> php5-common depends on:
> - php5-json
> php5-json depends on missing:
> - phpapi-20121212
> The new php5 upload changed the phpapi, which means
> it’s now uninstallable because it Depends php5-json
> which cannot be recompiled against the new php, due
> to that loop.

The phpapi number wasn't changed, but we've reenabled LFS (
which means that for 32bits it has lfs in the name:

Version: 5.5.10+dfsg-1
Provides: php5-mhash, phpapi-20121212

Version: 5.5.11+dfsg-1
Provides: php5-mhash, phpapi-20121212+lfs

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