[php-maint] Bug#500168: php5-common: magic_quotes_gpc should be off

Darshaka Pathirana dpat at syn-net.org
Thu Sep 25 17:28:42 UTC 2008

Package: php5-common
Version: 5.2.0-8+etch11
Severity: important


/etc/php5/apache2/php5.ini contains 

  magic_quotes_gpc = On

but should be

 magic_quotes_gpc = Off 

because it's deprecated and is "highly discouraged":

[1] http://at2.php.net/manual/en/info.configuration.php#ini.magic-quotes-gpc

 - Darsha

-- System Information:
Debian Release: 4.0
  APT prefers stable
  APT policy: (500, 'stable')
Architecture: i386 (i686)
Shell:  /bin/sh linked to /bin/bash
Kernel: Linux 2.6.18-5-xen-686
Locale: LANG=en_US.UTF-8, LC_CTYPE=en_US.UTF-8 (charmap=UTF-8)

Versions of packages php5-common depends on:
ii  sed                           4.1.5-1    The GNU sed stream editor

php5-common recommends no packages.

-- no debconf information

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