[arch-general] Why was php conflict 'php-mcrypt<=7.1' added? Breaks php56-mcrypt?

David C. Rankin drankinatty at suddenlinkmail.com
Mon Dec 4 05:39:02 UTC 2017

On 12/03/2017 11:06 PM, David C. Rankin wrote:
> All,
>   Why was the conflict 'php-mcrypt<=7.1' added to php? It now seeks to
> remove php56-mcrypt. I require both for older web apps not yet ported to
> php7. These packages do not conflict as I have used both for a couple of
> years. Now I get:
> :: Starting full system upgrade...
> resolving dependencies...
> looking for conflicting packages...
> :: php and php56-mcrypt are in conflict (php-mcrypt). Remove
> php56-mcrypt? [y/N]
> error: unresolvable package conflicts detected
> error: failed to prepare transaction (conflicting dependencies)
> :: php and php56-mcrypt are in conflict (php-mcrypt<=7.1)
>   Does this need to be fixed in AUR or is there a better way to handle
> this??

Seems like it is already fixed under the title "Remove useless conflict"


David C. Rankin, J.D.,P.E.

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