Bug#418268: [php-maint] Bug#418268: php4: Should not be included in Lenny

Moritz Muehlenhoff jmm at inutil.org
Tue Apr 10 22:08:51 UTC 2007

sean finney wrote:
> > On Sun, Apr 08, 2007 at 06:55:54PM +0200, Moritz Muehlenhoff wrote:
> > > Package: php4
> > > Severity: serious
> > 
> > > PHP 4 should not be included in Lenny, which would require to support it
> > > at least until 2011.
> > 
> > Agreed, but the package has a substantial number of reverse-deps that need
> > to be attended to first.  Here's a start on those...
> fyi, i have already brought the subject on the pkg-php and
> webapps-common mailing lists a few weeks prior to this, and the general
> consensus was that after etch was out the door we would start a
> transition process for removing php4 from lenny.
> if no one gets a start on things before then, i'll start the planning
> some time next week.

Ok, but we first should use all available php maintainer manpower to address
the MOPB issues. While for Sarge it looks relatively moderate, it should be
fixed for Etch rather sooner than later.

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