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Bug#625223: Please make the different MPMs co-installable

Re: Stefan Fritsch 2011-05-03 <201105032258.02556.sf@sfritsch.de>
> I am not sure what problem you want to solve, exactly. AFAIK, there is 
> no package that exclusively depends on a threaded MPM. Therefore, you 
> can simply install apache2-mpm-prefork and have no dependency 
> problems. For each instance, you can still use whatever MPM you want 
> via the APACHE_HTTPD variable in the /etc/apache-xxx/envvars file. Am 
> I missing something? Or should the documentation be clearer?

For a customer site, we need to be able to install apache2-mpm-prefork
and apache2-mpm-worker at the same time. Currently, this doesn't work
because of the Conflicts and hence the APACHE_HTTPD is of no use for

> In any case, Apache httpd 2.4 will have MPMs as dynamic modules, which 
> will likely result in the apache2-mpm-* packages going away 
> completely. Therefore, I don't want to spend any effort on those 
> packages.

We will most likely be using backports from backports.debian.org, so
we would even benefit from 2.2 packages that are co-installable. At
the moment we have to use patched packages which we would like to

I'm putting Martin Zobel-Helas on Cc who is working with the customer.
I won't have time for the next weeks to work on this, maybe he can
provide a patch.

cb@df7cb.de | http://www.df7cb.de/

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