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

Ondřej Surý ondrej at debian.org
Tue Aug 21 07:48:37 UTC 2012

On Tue, Aug 21, 2012 at 9:38 AM, Konstantin Khomoutov
<flatworm at users.sourceforge.net> wrote:
> 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. ;-)

Nope I mean that the extension should be last.

E.g.  index.blah.php, but not index.php.blah.

Ondřej Surý <ondrej at sury.org>

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