[php-maint] Bug#734126: the reason php -a doesn't print anything

jidanni at jidanni.org jidanni at jidanni.org
Sat Jan 4 01:10:20 UTC 2014

Package: php5-cli
Version: 5.5.7+dfsg-2
Severity: wishlist
File: /usr/share/man/man1/php5.1.gz

We read
       -a             Run  PHP  interactively. This lets you enter snippets of
                      PHP code that directly get executed. When readline  sup-
                      port  is  enabled  you  can edit the lines and also have
                      history support.

However there is much more to the story. The Debian man page should mention more of it:

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