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Re: Packages with httpd needs

Leo "costela" Antunes wrote:
> Hans-J. Ullrich wrote:
>> Well, I wondered, whenever an application needs a http-demon (for example 
>> phpgroupware, egroupware, prelude and many others), all packages force to 
>> install apache. There is no way, to get rid of this. As we say "Small is  
>> beautifull" or "KISS = Keep it simple stupid" , IMO there is no need, to 
>> install mighty apache ! A simple http  demon (I prefer thttpd) would do the 
>> same but would be more secure.
> THTTPD doesn't (AFAIK) support PHP, so the applications you mentioned
> can't be use with it.

lighttpd supports php for example, using fastcgi.

Imho the best thing here would be to add the libapache2-* stuff to
Recommends, so it will be installed in default configurations, but it
also allows the admin to ignore that recommendation.

Bernd Zeimetz
<bernd@bzed.de>                         <http://bzed.de/>

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