[pkg-php-pear] Comments regarding pear-guzzle-channel_0~20130629-1_amd64.changes

Thomas Goirand zigo at debian.org
Fri Sep 13 06:56:20 UTC 2013

On 09/08/2013 03:16 PM, Prach Pongpanich wrote:
> On Fri, Aug 9, 2013 at 6:10 AM, Joerg Jaspert
> <ftpmaster at ftp-master.debian.org> wrote:
>> Hi Maintainer,
>> seriously - what the [insert something here]?
>> Do we really require a whole package for a 817 bytes file?
>> You add multiple tens of kilobytes to the index files for our archive,
>> and as such to all mirrors and all users systems. The debian/ is 4
>> times as large as the content of the package with it.
>> Isn't there *any* other package this could fit in too?
>> Also, what does it do? It seems to "register a pear channel", whatever
>> that does, but a quick google tells me that this can be done by a "pear
>> -D auto_discover=1 install guzzlephp.org/pear/guzzle" or maybe "pear
>> channel-discover guzzlephp.org/pear" too. (I may be
>> wrong, I have nothing with php nor pear).
>> --
>> bye Joerg
> Hi Joerg,
> This issue should be solved, we can provide a single package for lots
> of PEAR channel in the future?
> The php-symfony2-yaml is not installable because it depends on
> pear-symfony2-channel[1]
> [1] http://lists.alioth.debian.org/pipermail/pkg-php-pear/2013-July/001548.html
> Regards,
>  Prach

Actually, this would be a very good change into the way we do things in
Debian. How about a unique package containing all the channels we
support in Debian? What do you guys think about this idea? That would be
a lot easier to maintain, IMO. We could call it:




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