PHP 5.3 for Lucid
thisdyingdream at gmail.com
Tue Feb 9 17:58:22 GMT 2010
I am in strong support of 5.3, however out of pure curiosity what
blocks packaging php like python, ie php5.2, php5.3 etc and using the
On Tue, Feb 9, 2010 at 11:59 AM, Chuck Short <zulcss at ubuntu.com> wrote:
> Recenty the Debian PHP 5.3 packages entered unstable, which means that
> the next release of Debian will have PHP 5.3 for their next release.
> This means that Ubuntu would be the last modern distrobution that I know
> would still being 5.2
> What this means to Ubuntu is the following:
> If we stay with PHP 5.2:
> * The status quo remains but we diverge from Debian, which means we are
> maintaining or own version.
> * If PHP applications synchronize from Debian we still have to make
> them work with PHP 5.
> * More stability
> If we move to PHP 5.3:
> * The debian maintainers are relaying on the individual package
> maintainers to do the transition, which means some applications (such as
> drupal, joomla, etc) can break
> * We synchronize with Debian more easily.
> * Easier PHP maintenance for the Ubuntu Server Team.
> Note: its not possible to install php 5.2 and 5.3 side by side.
> Quite frankly Im still sitting on the fence with this and want to
> solicit people's opinions on the subject.
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