PHP 5.3 for Lucid

Mathias Gug mathiaz at
Tue Feb 9 21:58:35 GMT 2010


On Tue, Feb 9, 2010 at 12:29 PM, Adam Conrad <adconrad at> wrote:
> On Tue, Feb 09, 2010 at 12:20:28PM -0500, Ralph Janke wrote:
> I couldn't care less about features, really, stable releases are all
> about being feature-stable, not feature-spiffy,

Right. There are a couple of php packages (drupal, joomla, etc...)
currently in Lucid that are not working with 5.3. These would have to
be ported to 5.3 before we release.

> but from a security
> perspective, the 5.3.x branch will keep seeing updates for many years to
> come, while the 5.2.x branch will die a miserable death long before
> Lucid does.

Do you have reference/link to where upstream states the support
lifetime of 5.3?

Mathias Gug
Ubuntu Developer

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