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Author: Rod Rodolico
To: dng
Subject: Re: [DNG] PHP question
sury breaks devuan since the maintainer decided to use systemd specific
libraries to create a temp file. instead, use tdrnetworks, which is
basically sury, but gets rid of that dependency.

for complete information.

I'm running Devuan with ISPConfig3 also.


On 6/23/22 10:49, Curtis Maurand via Dng wrote:
> Hello,
> I've been running Devuan on my break even public facing webhosting
> system for several years.  I've been using ISPConfig and the debian
> perfect server instructions with adjustments for Devuan.  I'm up to
> Devuan Beowulf at the moment and trying to go to chimaera so that I can
> get PHP 7.4 support.  I'm happy to build a new server and migrate sites
> from Beowulf to Chimaera except that PHP 7.4 goes end of life at the end
> of November of this year.  The current versions PHP are 8.0 and 8.1.
> Using the instructions at packages.sury.org, I am able to add the other
> versions of PHP except for PHPN.n-fpm due to a (what seems to be a
> completely unnecessary) dependence upon systemd.
> I would love to keep running Devuan.  It runs way better than anything
> systemd based.  Is there a workaround for this limitation?  I've tried
> installing the package from chimaera, but it's a couple of minor
> revisions behind sury.org. It also seems to need a version of libc6
> greater than or equal to x.xx.
> As a web hoster I need to be able to deploy multiple versions of PHP and
> I don't see very advanced support for it in Devuan. Developers need to
> test PHP 8 as it's different enough to cause trouble for apps written
> intending to run on version 7.4
> Trying not to install ubuntu,
> --Curtis
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