[php-maint] On php dependencies and lintian errors

Ondřej Surý ondrej at sury.org
Thu Mar 17 20:09:34 UTC 2016

> > Every package with multiple extensions (with a grain of salt) now also
> > have correct "Provides" for every extension inside, so you can even use
> > that to finetune the dependencies.
> >
> Does that mean that lintian should allow both the php-* deps, which are
> the recommended ones, and the phpX-* ones, which can be used for version
> specific tuning?

I can't really think of package that would really need that, so I would
suggest doing something like this:

E: php5-<foo>
W: phpX.Y-<foo>

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