[Gllug] debian Sarge Apache2 php not working

Richard Huxton dev at archonet.com
Mon May 14 15:57:16 UTC 2007

Rhys Powell wrote:
> Richard Huxton wrote:
>> Rhys Powell wrote:
>>> Hello All,
>>> 	Just recently run a dist-upgrade on a remote debian box that I have. 
>>> Being a fedora bod at heart and possibly believing all the hype that 
>>> debian was good at this I had no fears, seems I was a bit too trusting 
>>> as now its not recognising php as an appropriate mime type.
>>> I've had a fish around and both php4 and php5 appear to be installed, so 
>>> tried to apt-get libapache2-mod-php4 (and 5) and both fail to install. 
>>> php4 is in the mods-available directory but once the symlink from 
>>> mods-enable is setup it fails for libapachephp4.so missing.
>> What happens with "apt-get install libapache2-mod-php4"? You should get 
>> some sort of error message.
> Reading Package Lists... Done
> Building Dependency Tree... Done
> Some packages could not be installed. This may mean that you have
> requested an impossible situation or if you are using the unstable
> distribution that some required packages have not yet been created
> or been moved out of Incoming.
> Since you only requested a single operation it is extremely likely that
> the package is simply not installable and a bug report against
> that package should be filed.
> The following information may help to resolve the situation:
> The following packages have unmet dependencies:
>    libapache2-mod-php4: Depends: libc6 (>= 2.3.5-1) but 
> 2.3.2.ds1-22sarge6 is to be installed
>                         Depends: libdb4.4 but it is not installable
>                         Depends: libkrb53 (>= 1.4.2) but 1.3.6-2sarge3 
> is to be installed
>                         Depends: libssl0.9.8 (>= 0.9.8c-1) but it is not 
> installable

Well, you're libc hasn't been upgraded, so I'm guessing that's the root 
of it. It mentions "sarge" in the versions there. You're doing a 
dist-upgrade to "etch" from sarge, yes?

What does apt-cache/dpkg-query say about your libc versions?

   Richard Huxton
   Archonet Ltd
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