[pkg-php-pear] Crypt_Blowfish conflict between PEAR and phpseclib

Mathieu Parent math.parent at gmail.com
Mon Jul 1 08:54:44 UTC 2013

2013/6/30 David Prévot <taffit at debian.org>:
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> Le 30/06/2013 11:00, Mathieu Parent a écrit :
>> 2013/6/29 David Prévot <david at tilapin.org>:
>> I packaged php-crypt-blowfish because it was a Horde dependency at
>> that time. […] As php-crypt-blowfish doesn't have any
>> rdepends, it may be removed.
> Well, owncloud is currently its only rdepends then, thanks.
>> Also, is there any link between PEAR's Crypt_Blowfish and Owncloud
>> one?
> They ship en embedded copy of it, yes:
> https://github.com/owncloud/core/tree/master/apps/files_encryption/3rdparty/Crypt_Blowfish
> (And the owncloud Debian package instead depend on php-crypt-blowfish).
>> is this a fork, with compatible API? A quick read suggests that
>> it is compatible
>> (http://pear.php.net/package/Crypt_Blowfish/docs/latest/Crypt_Blowfish/Crypt_Blowfish.html).
> Thanks, I must have a closer look, and may eventually take over
> php-crypt-blowfish and use the phpseclib as a source instead of PEAR
> (can do a provide and conflict from php-seclib as a start).


>> Also, for the binary package name, ask pkg-php-tools. This will probably be:
>> php-phpseclib-sourceforge-crypt-blowfish.
> Wouldn’t that contradict the naming scheme? I thought that a package
> providing /usr/share/php/Crypt/Blowfish.php, taking its source from the
> Crypt_Blowfish PEAR package, should have been named php-crypt-blowfish.

This is not how pkg-php-tools construct the name.

> Is that reserved to source coming from pear.php.net?

You can play with /usr/share/pkg-php-tools/scripts/phppkginfo
debian_name <channel url> <pear name>

to see how it behaves.

>> Which is not very good (read dh_pear manpage about overrides).
> Did you meant dh-make-pear(1)?

I mean dh_phppear. dh-make-pear is outdated.


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