[Bug 306398] [NEW] upgrading php5 package overwrites installed PEAR packages

Michael Gauthier mike at silverorange.com
Tue Dec 9 03:28:05 GMT 2008

Public bug reported:

Binary package hint: php5

There was recently an update pushed to the php5 package. I installed
this update and it downgraded my installed version of PEAR. Upgrading
PHP for security/feature fixes in the PHP binary should not affect the
installed version of PEAR packages, especially if I have newer versions
installed. At the very least, I should be prompted to overwrite the old

Before updating the php5 package, I had PEAR 1.7.2 installed. After
updating, I had PEAR 1.6.1 installed.

** Affects: php5 (Ubuntu)
     Importance: Undecided
         Status: New

upgrading php5 package overwrites installed PEAR packages
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