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

Raphael Geissert atomo64 at gmail.com
Thu Sep 25 18:22:24 UTC 2008

severity 500168 wishlist
found 500168 5.2.0-8

> because it's deprecated and is "highly discouraged":
The man actually says:

> This feature has been DEPRECATED and REMOVED as of PHP 6.0.0. Relying on
> this feature is highly discouraged.

Although I agree that magic_quotes_* suck (and IMHO they should not even 
exist) I don't know how good it will make (besides most likely breaking lots 
of poorly designed scripts) as long as upstream provide a php.ini with _gpg = 

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