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Re: Prefixing PHP packages with ${PHP_PKG_PREFIX}

On Thu, Sep 03, 2015 at 06:37:58AM +0000, David Holland wrote:
> Yes, we should; I'm arguing that we should fix this by some method
> other than tinkering with all the package names.
> In the long run we really do want to have a scheme for having multiple
> binary packages with the same name that are distinguished by options
> or settings. This is too big a deal to roll out instantly, or even
> soon, but I do think it's something we can and should plan towards.
> In the meantime, nobody's answered my question about forcibly making
> multiple php versions simultaneously installable. I suppose part of
> the problem is that it's php and most people don't want to put any
> effort in :-/

The other problem is that I don't think you could load
multiple php modules in apache easily.

Manuel Bouyer <>
     NetBSD: 26 ans d'experience feront toujours la difference

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