[php-maint] Bug#823954: Bug#823954: php5: Binary package "php5" does not need the whole build process to be created

Ondřej Surý ondrej at sury.org
Wed May 11 13:57:07 UTC 2016

Fair enough. Building updated package right now.

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On Wed, May 11, 2016, at 15:49, Santiago Vila wrote:
> On Wed, May 11, 2016 at 03:11:26PM +0200, Ondřej Surý wrote:
> > src:php5 is going to be killed from testing soon and it's not going to
> > be part of next stable release. Do you still think it's worth updating
> > it for source-only uploads? I know that you put some effort into this,
> > but I am keeping php5 in unstable just for the sake of security- and
> > proposed-updates right now (and there are still some r-deps that needs
> > to be fixed before I can kill it from ).
> This is not only for source-only uploads, this is also a QA issue.
> I'm checking all packages for "dpkg-buildpackage -A". This one makes
> me to waste 80 minutes of CPU time only to ensure that "dpkg-buildpackage
> -A"
> works, so if the question is "does it worth to fix this in stretch while
> the package still exists?" I would answer "definitely yes".
> In other words: the upload could be source-only for you, but as far as
> I have it in my list of packages to check, it is certainly not
> source-only for me.
> I could of course exclude the package from the list of packages to
> check, but I would much prefer to reserve such list for packages that
> make the autobuilder to hang, like this one which also hangs
> the autobuilder from reproducible builds people:
> https://reproducible.debian.net/rb-pkg/unstable/amd64/tbb.html
> Moreover, the patch is very small and it should be very easy to check
> for correctness (otherwise, I would probably not have bothered to
> create it in the first place).
> Thanks.

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