[php-maint] php5 packages for lenny, redux

Luk Claes luk at debian.org
Sun Jan 25 17:46:18 UTC 2009

sean finney wrote:
> hi everyone,


> excuse the cross-posting, i just want to make sure everyone's on the
> same page for what should be next for php5 -> lenny

Ok, though I don't think it's that controversial :-)

> someone suggested to look at using testing-security as a path to lenny for
> this change since many (but not all) of the fixes are security related
> it feels a little sketchy to me to be honest, so i was hoping for a direct
> ACK/NACK on that from the security/release folks.  particularly, if it does
> go through testing-security, i'd want to know that when lenny becomes stable
> that the packages are somehow transitioned as well.

I don't see any reason why it can't go via testing-security personally.
Note that currently testing-security uploads reach tpu automatically and
are processed by the Release Team to get it into lenny proper.

> for better review i've attached a second diff, which is the result
> of unpacking both versions of package, applying all the quilt patches,
> removing the ".pc" quilt directories, and and doing a diff between the two
> patched trees (diff -x debian -Nrub lenny1 lenny2).  this should hopefully
> make examining the changes from the quilt patches a little easier.

Thanks, appreciated.

> so please let us know whether this is suitable for either/neither the t-p-u
> route or the testing-security route, and if neither, what needs to be done
> to get something to lenny.

If testing-security is not wanted, t-p-u is fine by me.



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