Mediawiki and php53/ph54

Ryan Schmidt ryandesign at
Tue Jul 3 19:04:40 PDT 2012

On Jul 3, 2012, at 18:22, Marc W. wrote:

> With the recent migration of php5 to php53/php54, I'm looking at
> installing MediaWiki, but it has a dependency upon php5-mysql and
> php5-web:
> $ port list mediawiki\*
> mediawiki                      @1.17.0         www/mediawiki
> $ port deps mediawiki
> Full Name: mediawiki @1.17.0_0+mysql
> Runtime Dependencies: libiconv, jpeg, jasper, tiff, lcms, libpng,
> freetype, libxml2, jbigkit, expat, fontconfig,
>                      ghostscript, ImageMagick, aspell, php5-web, php5-mysql
> Since I'm using the php53/php54, I don't want to install
> php5-{web,mysql} and its assorted php5-* dependencies. What are my
> options here? Does the mediawiki port need to be updated? Does it need
> different variants or separate ports to support either php53 or php54?

The mediawiki port, and all other ports using php5, need to be updated to include variants allowing the user to choose which version(s) of PHP they want to use it with.

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