[php-maint] HHVM under pkg-php-maint?

Paul Tarjan pt at fb.com
Thu Feb 13 09:23:55 UTC 2014

I (or someone on my team) will happily keep doing the release branch
cutting and versioning. (Cutting minor release every 8 weeks and point
releases whenever big bugs are fixed). Is there other things you'd want me
to do?



On 2/13/14, 1:19 AM, "Ondřej Surý" <ondrej at sury.org> wrote:

>I would be happy to help to start this packaging. And I don't mind if we
>do that inside pkg-php-maint since it aims to interpret the same
>However I need a strong promise that somebody (the FB team) will look
>over the bugs on the package and take care of them.
>On Thu, Jan 9, 2014, at 13:28, Faidon Liambotis wrote:
>> Hi folks,
>> Over at the (absurdly long) ITP #727085, we're discussing the prospect
>> of bringing Facebook's alternative PHP engine, HHVM, to Debian.
>> looks very much interested in fostering a community around it, with
>> significant code investments towards this direction (e.g. FastCGI
>> support[1], major feature parity & framework compatibility[2] etc.) and
>> Paul Tarjan from Facebook (Cc'ed) filed the ITP and is actively
>> in the discussion.
>> László was the first to offer packaging it but I'm also very much
>> interested, as over at the Wikimedia Foundation (where I'm employed at)
>> we're discussing on switching to HHVM within the next few months.
>> As at least the 2-3 of us are likely to collaborate, I was wondering if
>> there's sufficient interest from the existing PHP packagers and if it
>> would make sense in your opinion to share the Alioth project roof or if
>> you view it as a completely discrete effort and we should use e.g.
>> collab-maint instead. To be clear, this isn't a call of help; help from
>> the existing pool of packagers is very much welcome, but I don't see it
>> as a dependency to this, or even necessary by itself at this point.
>> Regards,
>> Faidon
>> 1: 
>> 2: 
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