Apache2 in default Ubuntu install

Joshua Timberman joshua at opscode.com
Fri Aug 13 08:39:12 UTC 2010


On Aug 13, 2010, at 12:37 AM, Micah Gersten wrote:

> Because sensible defaults are necessary.  You get your choice of Apache 
> or something else.  If you selected another httpd on install and php5 
> dragged in apache, that might qualify as a bug.  If you selected 
> nothing, well you get the sensible default which is Apache.

Why not have the depends something like:

Depends: ... apache2 | lighthttpd | nginx | otherhttpserverphpworkswith ...

So that if one of the others is installed, php5 doesn't try to install apache2?

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