[php-maint] PHP5 transition

Luk Claes luk at debian.org
Sun Feb 7 16:32:35 UTC 2010

Raphael Geissert wrote:
> Hello,
> We, as in the PHP maintainers, would like to upload PHP 5.3 to unstable.
> The upload requires that every package that ships a php extension be binNMUed 
> (this would normally be detected by packages becoming uninstallable because 
> the old phpapi- won't be provided, but see below).
> I will be filing bug reports against packages shipping a php extension but not 
> properly depending on phpapi-*. A lintian check will also follow.
> Packages building php extensions *must* depend on phpapi-* alone (some 
> packages depend on php5-* | phpapi-* which is incorrect too -- even the 
> packages from src:php5 started to do that, but will be fixed on the next upload 
> too).
> The packages have already been uploaded to experimental. Please let us know 
> when we can upload to unstable.

Go :-)



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