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.