Matthias Scheler <tron%zhadum.org.uk@localhost> writes: > On Sun, Mar 08, 2015 at 02:20:34PM -0400, el kalin wrote: >> i have an apache 2.4 build from prksrc on an netbsd 6.0 and now trying to >> add mod_secure to it. every time i try to add it via pkg_add or make >> install i get: >> >> "A different version of apache-2.2.27 is already installed: apache-2.4.3nb1" >> >> how does that make sense? > > The "ap-modsecure" package doesn't support Apache 2.4.x because > "mod_secure" version 1.x doesn't compile with that version of Apache. > As a result it automatically pulls in apache-2.2.27 as a dependence > because apache-2.4.3nb1 cannot be used. But you cannot install those > two apache packages at the same time. I improved DESCR for these. (In general, I think DESCR should contain not only upstream's 3-sentence marketing blurb, but also hints about usability and how to choose among multiple versions.) Two questions come to mind: if the selected apache is not in the acceptable list, perhaps packages should just fail outright ap-modsecure seems old and therefore likely unmaintained by upstream. Should it remain?
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