dweimer at dweimer.net
Tue Apr 7 14:56:33 UTC 2015
On 04/07/2015 9:37 am, Cristiano Deana wrote:
> please help me understand.
> In /usr/ports/UPDATING we have:
> # grep -A11 ^20150220 /usr/ports/UPDATING | more
> AFFECTS: users of PHP
> The default PHP version has been updated from 5.4 to 5.6.
> If you use binary packages you should make a list of php packages
> before running 'pkg upgrade':
> # pkg info php5\* > ~/installed-php-ports-list
> After the upgrade, check with such list if all your php extensions
> are still installed, and reinstall them if needed.
> but, also:
> # grep -B1 ^PORTVERSION /usr/ports/lang/php5/Makefile
> PORTNAME= php5
> PORTVERSION= 5.4.38
> same with pkg:
> # pkg install -n php5
> Updating FreeBSD repository catalogue...
> FreeBSD repository is up-to-date.
> All repositories are up-to-date.
> The following 1 packages will be affected (of 0 checked):
> New packages to be INSTALLED:
> php5: 5.4.39
> The process will require 15 MiB more space.
> 2 MiB to be downloaded.
> This in a 10.1-RELENG. Is UPDATING wrong?
> Thank you
PHP 5.6 is in /usr/ports/lang/php56
If you install another port/pkg that depends on PHP and don't have a
version already installed the defaults tell it which version to use. I
am guessing its up to the individual port maintainers if they are going
to have a port/pkg entry that links to the default.
Dean E. Weimer
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