[php-maint] php 5.3.1 in experimental

Thijs Kinkhorst thijs at debian.org
Wed Jan 20 12:13:10 UTC 2010

On Mon, January 18, 2010 18:45, sean finney wrote:
> On Mon, Jan 11, 2010 at 10:07:22AM +0100, Ondřej Surý wrote:
>> > I was thinking about sending an email to the php dev mailing list to
>> > ask what are their plans for future 5.2 and 5.3 releases and support.
>> > Given the current situation upstream it might be better to get 5.3 in
>> > squeeze and stabilise it before the release.
>> >
>> > What do you and the others think?
>> I am all for it. We just need to cherry-pick all changes made to 5.2.x
>> (debian-sid) branch meanwhile, so we don't have regressions.
> i whole-heartedly endorse jumping to 5.3 in unstable, given the problems
> we've had in the past with getting backported fixes from upstream.

Yes, indeed. This also seems like a very good idea from a security team
perspective. Of course it would be nice if the current sid version could
be allowed to migrate to testing before, since that would already feed a
significant chunk of fixes to squeeze.


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