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

Ondřej Surý ondrej at sury.org
Fri Nov 26 15:34:58 GMT 2021


I just want say sorry that I was so grumpy. I am doing this for too long and I am tired. Thanks for not picking fight with me.

I will try to do better, but still having a co-maintainer(s) that would help with the administrivia would help a lot. I can handle most of the technical stuff, but the things beyond are sometimes too much.

Ondřej Surý <ondrej at sury.org> (He/Him)

> On 26. 11. 2021, at 15:30, David Prévot <david at tilapin.org> wrote:
> Hi,
> Le 23/11/2021 à 15:57, Paul Gevers a écrit :> On 23-11-2021 11:52, Ondřej Surý wrote:
> […]
>> Experimental is the ideal place to find that out. I does require somebody to go through the regressions and file bug though, this doesn't happen magically. I think David offered help there.
> I’ve checked that all [0] packages with a failing testsuite using PHP 8.1 from experimental [1] have now a bug (severity important, blocking the current one) about this issue.
> 0: *except*
>  - php-horde* packages (Mike and team CCed);
>  - packages not in testing (shouldn’t be a blocker);
>  - packages already fixed (come on, refresh! ;).
> 1: https://release.debian.org/britney/pseudo-excuses-experimental.html#php-defaults
> For Horde packages, Paul already noticed many errors are “just” PHP deprecations, so using “Restrictions: allow-stderr” in d/t/control should at least allow to go one step further, even if we’re just hiding issues under the carpet for now.
>>> 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, so the ftp-masters have time, and keep uploading
>>> rcN versions (this will usually take few months) and start the
>>> transition right away when 8.2.0 is golden (December 2022). Would
>>> that work?
> (keeping that part to inform Horde maintainers in the mean time).
> Regards
> David

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