[php-maint] Packaging php-pear from PEAR

Steve Langasek vorlon at debian.org
Sun Sep 23 23:06:23 UTC 2007

On Sun, Sep 23, 2007 at 06:13:22PM -0400, Mark A. Hershberger wrote:

> When I grabbed the source for php-pear, I was surprised to see that it
> was packaged from the PHP5 source instead of directly from the PEAR
> repository.

> Is there any reason not to package this directly from Pear?

Because it's already in the upstream php5 source package.  Including a
separate source package in the archive looks like unnecessary bloat.

Is there any reason *to* package it directly from PEAR?

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