[pkg-php-pear] Getting rid of pear-*-channel in favor of pear-channels

Thomas Goirand zigo at debian.org
Tue Oct 29 03:01:39 UTC 2013

On 10/29/2013 03:29 AM, David Prévot wrote:
> Hi pear-{aws,horde,phpunit,symfony-project}-channel maintainers,
> pear-channels has just been accepted in the archive, and it Replaces,
> Provides and Conflicts: pear-aws-channel, pear-doctrine-channel,
> pear-guzzle-channel, pear-horde-channel, pear-phpunit-channel,
> pear-symfony-project-channel, pear-symfony2-channel
> The next move would then be to ask for removal of the remaining
> pear-*-channel packages: the (build-)dependencies will pick
> pear-channels instead already if the actual pear-*-channel package is
> not available as I’ve tested it in some packages already.
> Is there anything that should stop us from asking for pear-*-channel
> removal? If not, I’ll submit a bug report against ftp.debian.org next
> week for this four packages (or sooner as I get positive acknowledgments).
> The following step will be to update the (build-)dependencies to use
> pear-channels directly, I guess you already maintain most of them so
> that should be easy, lintian (or “cme check dpkg”) should warn about
> that anyway once the pear-*-channel packages will be gone, and we can
> still propose a MBF later to get rid of the remaining (build-)dependencies.
> Regards
> David


Since this was my idea, I of course agree with this. Please ask for the
removal of individual channel packages asap.

FYI, I'm the maintainer of pear-phpunit-channel with Luis.



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