[php-maint] update to 5.3 in stable

Lior Kaplan kaplanlior at gmail.com
Mon Feb 20 21:27:23 UTC 2012

On Mon, Feb 20, 2012 at 11:15 PM, Ondřej Surý <ondrej at debian.org> wrote:

> On Mon, Feb 20, 2012 at 22:07, Lior Kaplan <kaplanlior at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Hi,
> >
> > We have two issues which we can solve easily by taking fixes from
> upstream
> > an upload to proposed updates:
> > http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=617233
> > http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=628509
> >
> > What do you think?
> As none of it is security issue, you would have to speak with stable
> release team about the updates. How big are the patches (diffstat?).


 > Also, I though of providing a 5.3.10 as a backport, before we'll
> introduce 5.4 to unstable.
> That would be nightmare security-wise. There is are rule: package has
> to be in testing to go to backports, you would have to provide
> security for backported package. And I guess you don't want that as
> much as I do :).

I think you're wrong about having to support these packages security
wise... (at least the backport itself, the packages in testing is something

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