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#1 2017-12-04 09:41:28

ExoDoom
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Registered: 2013-11-01
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PHP 7.2 and php56-mcrypt

Hi guys!

I have php (7.1.12-1) and php56 (5.6.32-1) installed on my Arch. I need both of them, as we have projects at work in both Magento (doesn't support php7) and Magento 2 (best performance with php7). As long as php56 puts all its stuff at /etc/php56, /lib/php56, etc., there was no problem in having both installed, I even created a small bash script to switch between them swiftly.

But now, PHP 7.2 moves the mcrypt extension to PECL, and extra/php package conflicts with aur/php56-mcrypt. I have IgnorePkg'd all php (7.2) stuff, so no php update forces me to get rid of php56-mcrypt, but would like to keep my system up to date AND preserve php56 mcrypt support. I guess I could remove php56-mcrypt and keep mcrypt.so, keep an eye on php56 updates, IgnorePkg them, or so on... but I really wonder if there's a "legit" way to do this.

Thanks in advance.

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#2 2017-12-04 12:20:55

Lone_Wolf
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Re: PHP 7.2 and php56-mcrypt

The conflict between php 7.2 and php56-mcrypt seems to be a mistake, check https://lists.archlinux.org/pipermail/a … 44469.html

Last edited by Lone_Wolf (2017-12-04 12:21:56)


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#3 2017-12-04 15:04:42

ExoDoom
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Re: PHP 7.2 and php56-mcrypt

Thank you very much, Lone_Wolf.

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#4 2017-12-06 19:05:23

railondi
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Re: PHP 7.2 and php56-mcrypt

i have the same problem, please fix it.

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#5 2017-12-06 19:36:20

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Re: PHP 7.2 and php56-mcrypt

It has been fixed. Update your system.


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#6 2017-12-06 19:38:30

mcmillan
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Registered: 2006-04-06
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Re: PHP 7.2 and php56-mcrypt

It already has been fixed, either update or wait for your mirror to catch up

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