[php-maint] Possible release note for systems running PHP through CGI.

Konstantin Khomoutov flatworm at users.sourceforge.net
Tue Aug 21 07:38:58 UTC 2012

On Tue, Aug 21, 2012 at 09:07:59AM +0200, Ondřej Surý wrote:

>> Maybe add just a small paragraph that the configuration of the
>> extensions has changed and php users should read the NEWS file?
> That's probably sensible approach.  I have quickly drafted short
> paragraph which can be used for release notes:
> Default PHP extension configuration
> -----------------------------------
> The mime-types package has dropped non-standard definitions of
> PHP MIME-Types as a security measure.  Default PHP configuration
> for libapache2-mod-php5{filter} and php5-cgi now only serve files
> which have .php, .php[345] and .phtml extensions on a most right
> place as opposed to previous state where <filename>.php.foobar
> would have been interpreted.  Please read NEWS file in the PHP
> SAPI of your choice for further information.

I fail to parse that "on a most right place" bit though I'm not a native
speaker.  If you meant that those extension specifications form a minimal
sane and safe subset, may be just go ahead and write exactly that. ;-)

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