mail/roundcube (bsd.php.mk broken?)
mad at madpilot.net
Thu Mar 24 01:33:47 UTC 2016
On 03/24/16 01:56, Mike Jakubik wrote:
> On 2016-03-23 08:42 PM, Guido Falsi wrote:
>> On 03/24/16 01:09, Mike Jakubik wrote:
>>> ports tree. I guess i can try upgrading to 5.5 and hope that my
>>> applications are compatible with it. Sigh, FreeBSD has become a PITA
>>> lately to maintain unless everything installed is bleeding edge. In any
>>> case, thanks for the help.
>> Sorry I beg to disagree.
>> php 5.4 is unsupported upstream, and 5.5 will EOL in a few months. You
>> should complain to the php project about this, not the ports tree, which
>> is just complying with upstream.
> You are correct, however I think php is a special case, because it's a
> slow adopter, sadly a lot of hosting providers have not updated and a
> lot of software is still not compatible with the latest versions. For
> example, the default version of php in CentOS 7 is still 5.4, so I don't
> see why removing it from ports was a good idea.
The reason is it is not supported, bugs and vulnerabilities are not
fixed, we would end up giving potentially insecure software, or even
worse, software with known vulnerabilities.
Guido Falsi <mad at madpilot.net>
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