[php-maint] php 5.3.1 in experimental

Ondřej Surý ondrej at debian.org
Fri Jan 22 08:14:12 UTC 2010

Hi all,

On Thu, Jan 21, 2010 at 19:24, Raphael Geissert <geissert at debian.org> wrote:
> Hi Thijs, everyone,
> 2010/1/20 Thijs Kinkhorst <thijs at debian.org>:
>> On Mon, January 18, 2010 18:45, sean finney wrote:
>>> 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.
> 5.2.12 is about to migrate to testing.

It's there now.

> What does everyone think about the short_open_tag

reenable with E_DEPRECATED warning as per current git repo
(debian-experimental) as it can expose raw php code (security),
disable for squeeze+1.

> and request_order issues?

leave it as it is (ie. GP) with NEWS.Debian entry, maybe mention it in
squeeze release notes, it just breaks apps :)

> I was thinking we could enable the E_DEPRECATED warning for now and
> disable it before we release.
> request_order is potentially going to break multiple applications, but
> I think we could let the default settings be used and when removing
> the E_DEPRECATED warning for short_open_tags also restore the 5.2
> value of _REQUEST (i.e. define it as GPC).

Raphael, feel free to upload 5.3.1-3 to unstable when you finish what
you want to finish.

Ondřej Surý <ondrej at sury.org>

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