[pkg-php-pear] Bug#793948: Bug#793947: php-mail-mimedecode: Broken dependencies: dist-upgrade will pull in apache2 Webserver

Mathieu Parent math.parent at gmail.com
Wed Jul 29 21:00:47 UTC 2015

2015-07-29 10:50 GMT+02:00 Matthias Merz <debian at merz-ka.de>:
> Package: php-auth-sasl
> Package: php-mail-mimedecode

> When starting to dist-upgrade my machine, APT would pull in a fully fledged apache Webserver.
> This is caused by a dependency to the php5 meta package which
> Depends: libapache2-mod-php5 | libapache2-mod-php5filter | php5-cgi | php5-fpm
> (versions omitted)
> Neither of them should be required IMHO. Wouldn't a dependency on php5-common be correct?
> This is done e.g. in php-pear...

This can be fixed by a package rebuild (under jessie or later).

> Thanks for fixing this (maybe in the next stable point-release as well?)

I will let you know if I find some time to propose an update.



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