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Re: PHP4 in extras?



On Mon, 2005-05-16 at 10:55 -0400, seth vidal wrote:
> On Mon, 2005-05-16 at 10:52 -0400, Jeff Spaleta wrote:
> > On 5/16/05, Paul Howarth <paul city-fan org> wrote:
> > > I'll try hacking the configure script not to complain about PHP != 4.3.x
> > > and see how much further it gets.
> > 
> > My personal feeling is that long term you will want to avoid having to
> > maintain php in extras.. just for your own sanity.  At some point you
> > have to ask the hard question about whether trying to keep up with
> > things like php4 security issues over the long haul is less of a
> > resource burn than working with php-gtk developers to support php5. 
> > Unfortunately, confidently knowing that answer invovles seeing the
> > future.  You could however gain insight by finding a php-gtk developer
> > and asking them about the state of php5 support.  It might be a better
> > use of your time to help them getting php-gtk working with php5,
> > depending on the specific issues invovled.
> 
> or better yet convincing the person who wrote the php-gtk program that
> it is just crack and port it to something more sustainable on this
> distro.

It would seem that a port to pygtk will be done for the next release :-)

Paul.
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Paul Howarth <paul city-fan org>


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