LinuxQuestions.org
Help answer threads with 0 replies.
Go Back   LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Server
User Name
Password
Linux - Server This forum is for the discussion of Linux Software used in a server related context.

Notices

Reply
 
Search this Thread
Old 03-10-2010, 12:18 AM   #1
Leirith
LQ Newbie
 
Registered: Jan 2008
Posts: 6

Rep: Reputation: 0
Question Upgrading Lighttpd


Hi all,

I haven't done much with apt-get before, but I am trying to upgrade lighttpd. I have been told lighttpd is installed via an unstable .deb package, and when I use apt-get -fsu install lighttpd, apt-get tells me it is already the newest version.

$ sudo apt-get -fsu install lighttpd
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree
Reading state information... Done
lighttpd is already the newest version.
You might want to run `apt-get -f install' to correct these:
The following packages have unmet dependencies:
lighttpd: Depends: libpcre3 (>= 7.7) but 7.6-2.1 is to be installed
Recommends: spawn-fcgi but it is not installable
E: Unmet dependencies. Try 'apt-get -f install' with no packages (or specify a solution).

If I run apt-get -fsu install, I am told that lighttpd will be removed. This isn't exactly what I want.

$ sudo apt-get -fsu install
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree
Reading state information... Done
Correcting dependencies... Done
The following packages were automatically installed and are no longer required:
libterm-readkey-perl libfam0 libterm-readline-perl-perl fam portmap
Use 'apt-get autoremove' to remove them.
The following packages will be REMOVED:
lighttpd
0 upgraded, 0 newly installed, 1 to remove and 53 not upgraded.
1 not fully installed or removed.
Remv lighttpd [1.4.23-3+b1]

dpkg -l shows the following, if that helps.

$ sudo dpkg -l
...
iU lighttpd 1.4.23-3+b1 A fast webserver with minimal memory footprint
rc lighttpd-mod-magnet 1.4.19-5 Control the request handling module for lighttpd
...

Any advice on how to proceed with this upgrade would be much appreciated.
 
Old 03-10-2010, 01:01 AM   #2
Web31337
Member
 
Registered: Sep 2009
Location: Russia
Distribution: Gentoo, LFS
Posts: 399
Blog Entries: 71

Rep: Reputation: 65
I've also met this ultra-smart actions of aptitude. Finally after a day of cracking my head I've removed everything and built soft from sources. I have no ideas, but if you need it fast, I guess you don't need to waste your time, build it from source. Keeping your server software up-to-date is strongly suggested, you know why. I personally prefer to build all my server software myself.
Also, that pcre 7.7 is old, current version is 8.01. 1.4.23 is old too, it has some critical bugs.
You might want to try backports and see if it contains newer releases, but if not...
 
  


Reply

Tags
debian, lighttpd


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Lighttpd + Fastcgi + ruby How? chutsu Linux - Server 0 08-17-2009 06:12 PM
lighttpd mod_redirect to subfolder crispyleif Linux - Server 1 04-24-2009 05:04 AM
Lighttpd? Zeno McDohl Linux - Newbie 7 08-21-2008 06:19 PM
HOW can i optimize my lighttpd? need help! gavin2u Linux - Server 4 08-13-2008 08:00 PM
stopping lighttpd viniosity Debian 2 02-28-2006 06:44 PM


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 10:29 PM.

Main Menu
My LQ
Write for LQ
LinuxQuestions.org is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
Syndicate
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
identi.ca: @linuxquestions
Facebook: linuxquestions Google+: linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration