[php-maint] Bug#494754: Bug#494754: php5-dev: Compiling pecl/phar fails because of missing include/ext/spl/ directory

Ondřej Surý ondrej at sury.org
Tue Aug 12 05:40:53 UTC 2008

>> Etch's php will not have this fixed and lenny version is already ok.
> May I ask a dumb question: Why can't it be fixed? Because of stable
> policy or because of other (technical) reasons?

Well, both.  First - we do nothing special to list files to include
in php5-dev, we just include whole usr/include - that means that
those files were not available in upstream php 5.2.0.
Second - yes, because of stable policy.

Ondřej Surý <ondrej at sury.org>

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