[php-maint] up-to-date policy for PHP PEAR modules

Mark A. Hershberger mah at everybody.org
Mon Sep 17 00:26:35 UTC 2007

The wiki page (http://wiki.debian.org/GregoryColpart/PearPolicyDraft)

> Note that you don't need your module register itself in postint, or
> unregister in prerm. There was long discussion about it and it is the
> final decision (like in dh-php-make package).

I find the registration helpful (especially when installing
non-Debianized programs that use the PEAR system for finding a list of
installed modules) and have even provided a patch
(http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=442035) to add this to

I'm not interested in re-hashing the discussion (right now ;) ) but
would just like to request that the phrase "There was [a] long
discussion about it" perhaps point to an online archive of the
discussion — I'm having trouble finding it.


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