removing a php5-pcre extension
zszalbot at gmail.com
Tue Dec 9 05:12:15 PST 2008
>> One more thought - I commented out the pcre extension in the ini file
>> and restarted apache after which everything seems to be working fine.
>> So I wonder if I am safe to delete it or if not, then how would you
>> advise me to proceed to keep the system clean. Many thanks!
> As I understand it:
> a) the port works by installing a library
> b) dependant ports search for the library, not the port
> c) if the (exact same) library (as determined by version
> number) is installed by some other port, the change should be
> transparent and the dependant ports should and not try to (re)build
Thank you Robert! It does help a lot. Time to do some cleaning then. :)
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