[php-maint] Bug#341420: marked as done (code in exts/dbase is not DFSG-free)

Raphael Geissert atomo64 at gmail.com
Mon Dec 1 00:45:27 UTC 2008

[I would appreciate if you respected the CoC]

2008/11/30 Ben Hutchings <ben at decadent.org.uk>:
> php5 had an RC bug open with an obvious fix available for 3 weeks.  The

What looks obvious to you may not be obvious to the others, please
refrain from making such statements.

> fix was to remove code that was not even being built, so it was
> low-risk.  Why exactly should I have hesitated to NMU?

As already stated by Steve: because of devref 5.11.1, and because of
mere courtesy.

Also, the issue affects all versions of php from php3 to php5. So in
case you are interested in "fixing" the whole problem then deal with
the copies at archive.d.o, snapshot.d.n, and master.

> Ben.

Raphael Geissert - Debian Maintainer
www.debian.org - get.debian.net

More information about the pkg-php-maint mailing list