[pkg-php-pear] (Not) shipping tests in binary packages

Ondřej Surý ondrej at debian.org
Thu Jul 18 10:51:51 UTC 2013

I don't care much, but...

On Fri, Jul 12, 2013 at 5:57 PM, Mathieu Parent <math.parent at gmail.com>wrote:

> 2013/7/12 Thomas Goirand <zigo at debian.org>:
> > On 07/11/2013 09:55 PM, Mathieu Parent wrote:
> >> I prefer to move them to /usr/share/phptest or something than
> >> /usr/share/doc as they are not docs and are useless when compressed
> >> (by dh_compress).

You can use -X to prevent compression...

> > Then please do so.
> >
> >> (but still I prefer not to move them, to avoid breakage)
> >
> > Please do move them away from /usr/share/php, otherwise we have
> > potential security issues with shared hosting.

What potential security issue are you talking about?

> We should discuss this with php5 maintainers (Ondřej), as this should
> be changed in the pear command first.
> (cc-ing him). The questions are: what is the correct value for pear's
> test_dir?

Whatever we agree on.

> Can you change it?

Probably, but I would still like to hear about the potential security

> How should we do the transition?

Does anything depend on the existing files? If not then we can just add
lintian check and make the transition gradual.

Ondřej Surý <ondrej at sury.org>
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