[php-maint] [Pkg-php-commits] r1243 - php5/branches/etch/debian
jmm at inutil.org
Wed Jan 28 18:51:09 UTC 2009
On Wed, Jan 28, 2009 at 09:05:13AM +0100, Thijs Kinkhorst wrote:
> Hi Sean,
> On tiisdei 27 Jannewaris 2009, Sean Finney wrote:
> > * Backport the patch from lenny/sid to use the system timezone database
> > instead of the embedded php timezone database which is out of date.
> > Patch: 143-use_embedded_timezonedb.patch (closes: #471104).
> > * Repack the etch version of php5, stripping out the (unused) dbase
> > module which contained licensing problems (closes: #498621).
> Are you planning on letting this upload go through stable-security? Because
> the changes listed above are not changes that are usually considered
> appropriate for the security archive. Especially the latter change changes
> the behaviour of php5 on stable which is not something expected to happen
> with a mere security update.
> I think an upload to security with the security fixes and after its release
> one to stable with the other fixes may be the best way to go. CC'ing the
> security team in case anyone has further comments.
Since the next php5 stable-security update after the stable update will
incorporate the changes from the stable update anyway, this seems like a
waste of ressources. We should treat ever-moving packages like PHP or the
kernel in a more reasonable way and just announce in the DSA that the
update incorporates changes, which would be added in the next point update
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