Slotted PHP behavior
On Tue, 4 Jan 2011, Grant wrote:
> Since things seem to be working with php-5.3.4, how can I get rid of
> the older version of php that must be installed in another slot? I'm
> hoping that simplifies things a bit. PHP on Gentoo just got more
> complicated and all I need out of it is squirrelmail. Actually, I
> wish there was a decent webmail client that didn't depend on PHP at
> all so I could remove it.
> - Grant
Personally, I think slot is a very good way for multiple versions of a
package to co-exist.
You can safely unemerge a specific version of any package by pointing
out its exact signature, i.e.
| # emerge --unmerge =<category>/<package>-<version>
Replace it with your exact PHP package name.
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