[php-maint] packaging php 5.2.5 in squeeze

Raphael Geissert geissert at debian.org
Tue Sep 8 19:15:40 UTC 2009


On Tuesday 08 September 2009 12:55:42 Siri Vias Khalsa wrote:
> Hi and thanks for your time.
> We are in the process of migrating a large php application from RHEL to
> Debian, and there are some issues with it in later versions of php than
> 5.2.5. We ahve alot of test failures simply changing php from 5.2.5 to
> 5.2.6 let alone 5.2.10.
> We are investigating fixes, but meanwhile I want to move the project
> forward and I am trying to build a deb package for 5.2.5.
> I found a debian folder for 5.2.5-3 in the SVN repository, and I have
> resolved some library changes, but I am currently getting stuck when
> debuild is trying to run ./configure.
> It looks like it is due to the version of automake or something similar,
> here is a snippet of the output:
> Do you have any guidance on where we can try from here?

Although I would strongly recommend you not to use 5.2.5 due to the lack of 
security support, at the following address you can find the patch that we 
applied to make php build with the latest version of autoconf in squeeze:

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

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