[pkg-php-pear] Bug#761326: Bug#761326: Composer: Please, depend on php5-cli if things get installed on /{usr/, }{s, }bin

Mathieu Parent math.parent at gmail.com
Sat Sep 13 10:02:35 UTC 2014

2014-09-12 22:51 GMT+02:00 David Prévot <taffit at debian.org>:
> Package: pkg-php-tools
> Version: 1.21
> Severity: wishlist
> Hi,

Hi David,

Thanks for your reports.

> Maybe having something installed on /usr/bin (or something similar)
> should be a more effective trigger than a "bin" in composer.json to add
> a dependency on php5-cli:
> - sometimes, upstream forget to add it (e.g., php-parser);

Do you have other examples? If not, couldn't this be reported to
php-parser upsteam?

> - we may consider to not ship the script in a binary package (and the
>   dependency on php5-cli would thus not be warranted).

I don't understand.

If the script is removed from package.xml, then the php5-cli dep ill
be updated accordingly.

> As #757537, it’s not on top on my TODO list either, and I’ll be happy to
> provide a patch once I’ve time to dive into the new code.


> Regards


> David

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