[php-maint] php5 testing transition

Adam D. Barratt adam at adam-barratt.org.uk
Tue May 8 21:46:10 UTC 2012

On Tue, 2012-05-08 at 22:38 +0100, Adam D. Barratt wrote:
> On Mon, 2012-05-07 at 10:02 +0200, Thijs Kinkhorst wrote:
> > PHP upstream has now announced new releases for tomorrow, which also fix
> > another security issue:
> > http://www.php.net/archive/2012.php#id2012-05-06-1
> > 
> > It would be great if we could get that into unstable swiftly and then
> > start the migration process.
> Unfortunately, there's a slight problem with this.
> php5 produces a php5-mysql binary package, and a mysql-5.5 package
> taking over libmysqlclient-dev hit unstable this morning.  That means
> that php5-mysql will end up with a dependency on libmysqlclient18, which
> isn't in testing.  php5-mysql appears to have a bunch of r-deps, so
> breaking it temporarily probably isn't the greatest plan either.

Julien pointed out on IRC that I possibly panicked a little too much
here.  mysql-5.{1,5} are separate source packages, so we'd "just" need
to wait for mysql-5.5 to be migratable.



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