[php-maint] Bug#546164: Patch?

Raphael Geissert geissert at debian.org
Tue Sep 15 19:06:16 UTC 2009

tag 546164 - patch
severity 546164 grave
retitle 546164 pear download directory is inherited from the build

Hi Federico,

On Saturday 12 September 2009 04:25:51 Federico Gimenez Nieto wrote:
> Hi,
> This seems to be related to the definition of the PHP_PEAR_DOWNLOAD_DIR
> constant at the build-pear-stamp rule in the debian/rules file,

That's right. It was needed so that multiple users could build the package on 
the same machine, but it was never meant to be propagated to the config file 
(until recently the config file was never read).

> moreover, the definition seems to be somehow misplaced (but it is taken
> into account anyway!). 

It isn't, that's the way to set env vars.

> I've attached a patch that removes that 
> definition (and the creation of the related directory), don't know if
> this could have any negative side effects.

That would reintroduce the bug that originally lead us to change the download 

Raphael Geissert - Debian Developer
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