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Debian / PHP / IMAP => No Go.

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Basically, i have a Debian Testing/Unstable which refuses to start apchae if imap is enabled in php, and i need IMAP. Enclosed is a list of my packages. I've tried all the "simple" solutions, and i can't get it to work. This is a problem which has come and gone with various updates of the apache/php packages in the distribution. There is no clue in the logs or straces, it just seem to die quietly.

So, some help would be apreciated. Im posting this with a heap of points, cause i am so stumped here....

scooter:~/Download/LAMP/apache_1.3.29# dpkg -l | grep apache
ii  apache         1.3.29.0.2-4   Versatile, high-performance HTTP server
ii  apache-common  1.3.29.0.2-4   Support files for all Apache webservers
ii  apache-ssl     1.3.29.0.2-4   Versatile, high-performance HTTP server with
ii  apache-utils   1.3.29.0.2-4   Utility programs for webservers
ii  libapache-mod- 2.2.10-3       FastCGI module for Apache.
scooter:~/Download/LAMP/apache_1.3.29# dpkg -l | grep php  
rc  php3           3.0.18-23.2    A server-side, HTML-embedded scripting langu
ii  php4           4.3.3-4        A server-side, HTML-embedded scripting langu
ii  php4-cgi       4.3.3-4        A server-side, HTML-embedded scripting langu
ii  php4-gd        4.3.3-4        GD module for php4
ii  php4-imap      4.3.3-4        IMAP module for php4
ii  php4-mysql     4.3.3-4        MySQL module for php4
ii  php4-pear      4.3.3-4        PEAR - PHP Extension and Application Reposit
ii  php4-snmp      4.3.3-4        SNMP module for php4
ii  php4-xslt      4.3.3-4        XSLT module for php4
ii  phpmyadmin     2.5.6-1        A set of PHP-scripts to administrate MySQL o
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by:stepgr
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I have the exact combination and it works perfectly ....
do you have any logs indicating the problem ? (eg htttp.log or daemon.log )

also look at this
>>scooter:~/Download/LAMP/apache_1.3.29# dpkg -l | grep php  
>>rc  php3           3.0.18-23.2    A server-side, HTML-embedded scripting langu
this indicates that you still  have configuration files from php3 maybe
a conflict  between packages?  I would recomend to to do an
apt-get --purge remove php3  
in order to clean your system from php3 files

George
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by:j2
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Wierd. I deleted this question? Anyhow, the problem is "Debian bug 205553" so it is a known problem, and the workaround is described within. Further comments will not be considered for grading.
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