Miroslav Lachman 000.fbsd at
Tue Oct 27 15:14:03 UTC 2015

A.J. "Fonz" van Werven wrote on 10/27/2015 15:38:
> Kurt Jaeger wrote:


> There's one other thing I noticed, though. According to UPDATING entry
> 20150220, 5.6 is now the default PHP version. However, lang/php5 still
> seems to point to to lang/php54. Trying to build lang/php5 (e.g.
> "portmaster -n lang/php5" on a box with no prior PHP install) indeed
> builds 5.4. And installing the binary package from the official FreeBSD
> repository ("pkg install php5" on another PHP-free box) wants to install
> version 5.4 too. Maybe it's just me, but that doesn't sound right to me.

It is right, because previously there was only one (moving target) port 
"lang/php5" and no php51, php52, php53. Then this was changed to support 
more than one version of PHP and lang/php5 is leftover from the past era.

Miroslav Lachman

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