[HEADS UP] PHP mega-commit

Brooks Davis brooks at one-eyed-alien.net
Fri Jul 16 08:30:17 PDT 2004

On Fri, Jul 16, 2004 at 03:00:31PM +0200, Alex Dupre wrote:
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> On monday I've planned to commit the new PHP infrastructure.
> Please review the following patches if you are interested:
> http://www.alexdupre.com/php/php.diff.gz (diff to existing ports)
> http://www.alexdupre.com/php/php.tar.gz (new ports)
> In a few words, the old "big" php port has been splitted into "base"
> PHP, PEAR, and shared extensions. Every extension has its own slave port
> and can be installed/deinstalled in a finer way without recompiling PHP.
> Moreover, we can remove all ugly php slave ports created to enable
> extensions (like php4-horde and so on, that cause packaging issues),
> since now a port can depend on a particular set of extensions.
> To conclude, PEAR (devel/php[4-5]-pear) can be used either with CLI or
> with CGI sapi.
> For users who still want a selection dialog to choose the extensions
> I've created a meta-port to do so (lang/php[4-5]-extensions).
> These patches have been tested successfully by thierry and me in the
> last two weeks.

Excellent!  All my php ports needed this.

-- Brooks

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