[php-maint] Bug#751112: release-notes: [jessie] Document changes in PHP 5.4->5.5 upgrade
ondrej at debian.org
Thu Jan 15 09:38:41 UTC 2015
On Thu, Jan 15, 2015, at 08:20, Niels Thykier wrote:
> On 2015-01-15 00:52, Lior Kaplan wrote:
> > On Wed, Jan 14, 2015 at 7:41 PM, Niels Thykier <niels at thykier.net> wrote:
> >> [...]
> > I missed the original CC, thanks for the 2nd one.
> You are welcome. :)
> > I think it would be worth to mention the JSON extension is now external (to
> > php.net).
> > Kaplan
> Can you please clarify that? According to
> http://php.net/manual/en/json.installation.php, the JSON extension seems
> to be bundled with PHP itself since 5.2.0 with no "end" date/version
> (unless Debian has compiled it out)?
The bundled json extension has JSON NO_EVIL licenses, so it had to be
cut out and replaced by pecl-json-c extension.
We had some problems detangling circular dependencies, but it should be
sorted out automatically and the extension is installed by default. I
think right now the functionality is exact (or almost exact).
But Lion is right that it's probably worth mentioning it in release
Ondřej Surý <ondrej at sury.org>
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