[php-maint] Package request for php5-rrdtool RRDtool PHP bindings

Raphael Geissert atomo64 at gmail.com
Fri May 22 15:39:46 UTC 2009

Hi Chris,

On Friday 22 May 2009 10:01:31 Chris Merrett wrote:
> I know that a
> package existed in the past for php4-rrdtool, but it seems that for some
> reason the extension has not been included in any Debian distributions
> for quite some time.

Reasons can be found at:

> From what I can tell it appears to be stable, and there also seems to be
> some demand for such a package, after performing a quick Google search.
> I've managed to compile it via Debian's PHP5 source (after building
> RRDtool in the same manner) and I've not noticed any issues.
> Please could you consider the possibility of creating a package for the
> RRDtool PHP bindings?

For that please file a RFP (Request For Package), see:

Please note that in order to get it back in the archive the person who steps 
up must prove that she/he knows the  code and is willing to maintain it in 
the long run. I honestly don't think anybody will step up, since the 
situation hasn't changed, as far as I can see, regarding upstream 

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

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