[php-maint] Freeze exception: php5

Moritz Muehlenhoff jmm at inutil.org
Sun Oct 10 20:16:56 UTC 2010

On 2010-10-09, Adam D. Barratt <adam at adam-barratt.org.uk> wrote:
> I have to admit that I don't follow PHP development particularly
> closely.  Would it be possible to briefly explain why 5.3.2 is
> unsuitable for release, and 5.3.3 so much better?
> I did see from the changelog of the experimental upload that there are
> some security fixes, but the other couple of bugs explicitly mentioned
> there didn't sound particularly critical.

Security issues in php5 releases are often identified later since not all
security changes are clearly labeled by upstream. I would appreciate
if 5.3.3 would enter Squeeze (if you prefer with an extended age-days
of e.g. 20)


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