PHP 5.4.0 : lang/php54
svyatoslav.lempert at gmail.com
Mon Mar 19 06:41:23 UTC 2012
> Anyway I think that the steps of launching a new port/port usage/port deprecation is necessary for this exact reason. The other way would be to freeze all the tree from time to time (i.e. several months) and ask projects maintainers/developers to stick to each freeze. FreeBSD system do that, but in userland it is imho not possible due to the big amount of ports available, dependencies, conflicts, etc.
I think the best thing to actually do lang/php53 who need it. And to
maintain it. Just need to make this port at one time with the update
php5 to version 5.4 and is described in UPDATING
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