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Re: [alpine-devel] [PATCH] main/php: improved APKBUILD, see changes [resent, updated]

From: Matt Smith <>
Date: Thu, 13 Jan 2011 00:03:28 -0600 (CST)

On Sunday, January 9, 2011 8:53am, "Natanael Copa" <> said: > On Fri, 7 Jan 2011 13:33:47 -0600 > Matt Smith <> wrote: > >> I based my updates off of Arch Linux's work for this package. > > Thanks alot for working on this. I have felt i dont have capacity for > doing it myself so I am very happy that you do it and that you deliver > such high quality. No problem, I'm glad to help. ...snip... >> - Added php-embed subpackage. > > Is this needed? If not, can we add it when its needed or on request in > future? Not really, however, it is simple to build and install. Plus, we may win some Arch users with its presence. :) >> - Removed php-cli subpackage; it's now in the main 'php' package. > > This means upgrades will break and that wiki docs needs updates. > > Please try install alpine 2.1.4 in a virtual with php+lighttpd and have > a simple <?php phpinfo(); ?> script. > > Then upgrade to edge and see what happens. > > (you might need add some replaces="..." in there) > > What do you think about keeping the php-cli package as separate > package, have the php as an empty meta package which has php-cgi as > depends (for not breaking upgraders), and have a php-common package > that holds the php.ini and shared files. That's a good idea; I'll set it up shortly. >> - Added the configure options --with-readline and --enable-pcntl to >> the 'php' package (previously known as the php-cli package). > > Is readline really needed? How often is php used from command line? You > dont need the readline support for running scripts. > > I'm not saying I'm against readline, I'm just thinking is it worth > the extra "bloat"? It might come in handy. In my updated APKBUILD, I'll make it so that readline is only enabled for php-cli. Matt

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