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

sean finney seanius at debian.org
Tue Sep 18 16:25:03 UTC 2007

On Tuesday 18 September 2007 05:18:03 am Steve Langasek wrote:
> /usr/local/share/php, not /usr/local/php; but yes, otherwise correct.

and what about locally installed-but-not-pear stuff?  or should we not care 
about that and leave it to admin to use $EDITOR?  and there's an analog for 
all this with pecl as well.

> The current pear package seems to pear install to /usr/share/php,
> cluttering directories that are supposed to be under dpkg control.  Grr.

yes, this has been a well known and documented problem (hrm... maybe #311267 
should be cloned and/or reassigned to php5/php-pear), for which i've kept my 
head intentionally buried in the ground...

maybe now we have someone motivated to do something about it though? :)

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