[php-maint] Bug#657698: Bug#657698:

Ondřej Surý ondrej at debian.org
Sun Jan 29 08:47:00 UTC 2012


there was a short discussion on the mailing list. It was started by Jan Wagner
(maintainer of php5-suhosin module) here:


I then asked on the mailing list about other opinions:


and then decided that it's not worth the trouble to support suhosin patch.

The PHP team is undermanned for a very long time, so you are welcome to
join the team, help with squashing the bugs and then prepare and thoroughly
test a patch to build non-suhosin and suhosin SAPI variants in one build.
We (basically I) don't have a resources for that, so the rational decision was
to divert a little less from the upstream.

For other reasons see f.e.:


On Sat, Jan 28, 2012 at 21:09, Douglas Calvert <dfc at douglasfcalvert.net> wrote:
> Hello,
>  Why was suhosin disabled in the first place? I have not found any
> information regarding the reasoning. I looked at open and closed php5
> bugs mentioning suhosin and could not find an explanation.
> Bug #657697: "php5: suhosin silently disabled" documents the removal
> but does not explain why...
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