[RFC] PHP 5.3

Olivier Mueller om-lists-bsd at omx.ch
Tue Jan 26 17:50:20 UTC 2010

Bonsoir & thanks for your quick answer :)

On Tue, 2010-01-26 at 17:21 +0100, Alex Dupre wrote:
> > I guess we will have to use portdowngrade and/or add php to the
> > HOLD_PKGS part of  /usr/local/etc/pkgtools.conf for some time ? 
> I think not upgrading all the php5-* ports will be the best thing to do,
> so the latter.

Ok, sounds good.   And if in the mean time a 5.2.13 is released (it will
happen :)), some manual patching & work in the tree will be required,
but it's the price to pay to stay behind the news :) 

> PHP devs already told me it will be dropped soon (probably just before
> summer), so creating a port for a few months has no sense. Anyway I have
> no plan for lang/php52.

Noted, merci.

> If you are not satisfied by the HOLD_PKGS solution and are going to
> contribute with donations, contact me privately with your offer.

I will ask the devs & my bosses and will get back to you. But there
should be something anyway, at least for the freebsd foundation. 

Regards & a nice week to you & everyone,

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