[php-maint] Bug#380731: Bug#380731: I would like to support this effort to package phc and php-embedded in debian
ondrej at debian.org
Mon Mar 26 08:08:09 UTC 2012
On Sun, Mar 25, 2012 at 10:58, Mike Dupont
<jamesmikedupont at googlemail.com> wrote:
> For the packaging of phc in debian, which I would like to have
> packaged, we need some way to allow the embedding of php.
> I will look into packaging of them both together and uploading them to
> debian mentors. Really php embedded could be it own package like
That's the worst idea I have ever heard in this case. You would
double the work required
by security team. Every security issue which hit the PHP would need
two updates - one in
main php5 package and second in php5-embedded.
I am strongly opposed to uploading php-mebedded as separate package
just to circumvent
the (later) things which was said about embedded SAPI (still
experimental in the upstream,
no motivation to support yet another SAPI from maintainers).
> it should be possible to host the debs produced on debian mentors
> server or somewhere else until we have a final solution.
I have a much better proposal. Join the PHP5 packaging team (#664595),
help with bug
squashing in the main package and also dedicate yourself to support
There are already too many "sort-of-orphaned" packages in the Debian
where the original
maintainer lost the interest in the software and in the package and
forgot that he made the
Ondřej Surý <ondrej at sury.org>
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