[php-maint] Re: php5 json

Pierre Habouzit pierre.habouzit at m4x.org
Tue Apr 10 19:45:34 UTC 2007

On Sun, Apr 08, 2007 at 10:51:31AM +0200, sean finney wrote:
> hey pierre,
> On Fri, 2007-04-06 at 22:02 +0200, Pierre Habouzit wrote:
> >   I'm the current maintainer for php-json, that is now integrated
> > upstream in php5. It seems more sensible that you take maintenance over
> > from php5, but we need to coordinate the upload.
> > 
> >   Please tell me how you want to do that. Given how small this extension
> > is, it makes perfectly sense to build it in php5, but that's obviously
> > up to you.
> sorry no one has responded yet on this.  i'm not too familiar with this
> module, but if it's now part of the php upstream tarball then i agree it
> makes sense to provide it by the php source package.  does the module
> have any deps or build-deps?  if not i say we just build it into the
> main php packages and set up an appropriate upgrade path.  otherwise i
> guess we can have another module package for it.

  Alright, as php5-json has no reverse depends (yet) and that php4-json
will be dropped as well, there is no need for a transitionnal package
(as php5-json would depend upon php5 already anyway).

  So I'd suggest that your next php5 upload would be done with:

Provides: php5-json
Conflicts: php5-json

  AFAICT there is no need for a Replaces as you won't ship the .so and
have it rather builtin.

  The Conflicts has to remain until lenny+1.

  In the meanwhile, I'm filing an RM bug on php-json-ext (the source

·O·  Pierre Habouzit
··O                                                madcoder at debian.org
OOO                                                http://www.madism.org
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