ports/99699: [www/smarty] Won't Build even when PHP installed
zaa at zaa.pp.ru
Mon Jul 3 20:10:33 UTC 2006
The following reply was made to PR ports/99699; it has been noted by GNATS.
From: Alexander Zhuravlev <zaa at zaa.pp.ru>
To: bug-followup at FreeBSD.org
Cc: Peter Beckman <beckman at purplecow.com>
Subject: Re: ports/99699: [www/smarty] Won't Build even when PHP installed
Date: Mon, 3 Jul 2006 23:41:03 +0400
> --> more /usr/local/etc/php.conf
> Wouldn't simply changing this file fix it? Seems like overkill to
> deinstall and reinstall an entire port just to update a simple config file.
Direct chnage of the file is not a good thing. It should be updated
by php ports build scripts.
> Also, shouldn't the bsd.php.mk be updated to handle the backwards
> compatibility of a very recent port? Seems like fixing the bsd.php.mk file
> to handle older but valid installations of PHP would be a better fix than
> re-upgrading to upgrade smarty...
Sometimes FreeBSD ports are changed in such a way that total rebuild of
the ports is required. So usually it is OK to just rebuild the ports.
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