FreeBSD 6.1-STABLE + devel/php5-pcre incompatible?

Dominic Marks dom at
Wed May 17 01:23:24 PDT 2006

Jonathan Noack wrote:
> Pertti Kosunen wrote:
>> Dominic Marks wrote:
>>> Is the php5-pcre module really incompatible with FreeBSD 6.1? If
>>> so,
>>> is there a workaround or a version I can roll back to? Also, it is
>>> just me (:-)) or is the php5 port complaining about a checksum
>>> mismatch for everyone else?
>> I had some problems yesterday. Had to remove mod_php5, config &
>> install
>> lang/php5 and update php5*.
> Note the entry in /usr/ports/UPDATING:
> 20060506:
>    AFFECTS: users of PHP
>    AUTHOR: ale at
>    The old PHP slave ports (phpN-cli, phpN-cgi and mod_phpN) were
> removed
>    in favour of unified PHP ports that allow building any combination
> of
>    PHP SAPIs (cli, cgi and apache module).
>    The PHP CGI binary was renamed to php-cgi, so you should update
>    the path in your script. To simplify the update process, *only* for
>    this release a 'php' compatibility symlink to php-cgi will be
> created
>    if you don't select the CLI SAPI.
>    Before the upgrade you *should* run 'make config' in lang/php4 or
>    lang/php5 to configure the SAPIs you want to install.
>    As a consequence the default binary packages include the CLI and
> the
>    FastCGI SAPIs.

Thanks Jonathan. I forget that ports/UPDATING exists, I should have
read  this.

> -Jonathan


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