[pkg-php-pear] Bug#976811: Bug#976811: transition: php8.1

David Prévot david at tilapin.org
Tue Nov 23 22:59:09 GMT 2021


Le 23/11/2021 à 15:57, Paul Gevers a écrit :
> On 23-11-2021 11:52, Ondřej Surý wrote:
>>> On 22. 11. 2021, at 22:28, David Prévot <david at tilapin.org> wrote:

>> I’ve just uploaded a version with your fix.
> Thanks a lot.


>> David, can we now agree on a timeframe when we start the transition?

> […] it's not up to him to decide.

> […] David, I think you already said you wouldn't 
> mind if the transition already started now, is that the stance of the 
> Debian PHP PEAR Maintainers?

AFAICT, nobody objects (the team is CCed, since a few mails). We’re also 
holding on some updates because some packages already require PHP 8 
(other are still after PHP 5 compatibility, the world is a mess ;).

> How much of the broken reverse dependencies 
> are outside that teams maintenance (approximately)?

No clue, sorry. Not sure autopkgtest are used a lot outside of the PHP 
PEAR (and Composer) and Horde teams, that doesn’t help to get a quick grasp.

>> And I would prefer if we roughly agree on a timeframe when we start
>> the transition to php8.2 - I can upload the 8.2.0~beta1 as soon as it
>> is ready upstream
> The Release Team _very much_ welcomes staging/testing these things in 
> experimental exactly as you propose. So by all means, upload early, 
> including the relevant php-defaults too.
> But it also depends a bit on 
> the cooperation of the maintainers of your reverse dependencies and/or 
> NMU actions. This takes time and coordination.

Thanks for sharing your plans in advance, happy to try and make this 
timeframe work.


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