[pkg-php-pear] Creating a PHP PECL team
kaplan at debian.org
Thu Oct 10 18:39:10 UTC 2013
Anyone else for/against the suggested change ?
On Thu, Oct 3, 2013 at 1:12 PM, Mathieu Parent <math.parent at gmail.com>wrote:
> 2013/10/2 Lior Kaplan <kaplan at debian.org>:
> > Hi,
> > I want to share an idea, and see if there are any supports (or
> > for it.
> > While we try to reduce the load of the PHP team, and move non core PHP
> > packages to the PEAR team, I think we've mixed too much in one team.
> > I would like to split the PHP extensions, mainly coming from PECL, to a
> > separate team. The reason is to split arch:any packages which are
> > by PHP transitions (e.g. the 5.4 support patches) to arch:all packages
> > just need PHP to work.
> > The other reason to the creation of a different team than the PHP
> > maintainers is to allow focusing on PHP itself (reducing mails and bug
> > report). The amount of PHP extensions, and their quick updates create
> > "noise" which is not always relevant for PHP itself.
> > Thoughts? Comments?
> Good idea. But I hope it won't prevent people from going to this new
> team because "compilation is hard" (making a PECL package is not
> harder than a PEAR package).
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