Re: PHP mail spam
Wednesday, May 23, 2007, 13:27:29, Thomas Goirand wrote:
>> I've seen *countless* problems with our customers using dotdeb
>> packages (on Sarge). Mostly relating to MySQL + PHP4/5 upgrades.
>> Not all the packages were available or matched, so installing things
>> like php4-gd would get people in a real mess.
> Yes, me too. I will never tell somebody to use these *bad* packages.
I don't know why I haven't got any problems (one box was originally
woody upgraded to sarge, others were sarge from the beginning). I
just replaced all original sarge php packages with those from
dotdeb. I have also mysql-client from dotdeb. I didn't get any issue
on upgrades... Also upgrading one machine from sarge to etch went
without problems, the same php packages were available from dotdeb
for both sarge & etch. I just checked and I don't have anything from
dotdeb besides all php4*, php-pear, libapache-mod-php4,
libmysqlclient and mysql-common, mysql-client. Maybe problems arises
when someone tries to use dotdeb's php extensions with original