PHP 8.0 transition plan
seb128 at ubuntu.com
Fri May 21 09:38:44 UTC 2021
Hey again there,
After checking the php-xmlrpc (build)depends is only useful for that
part of the tests, we can remove the requirement without having to
change the library API, which I'm going to do now
Le 21/05/2021 à 10:41, Sebastien Bacher a écrit :
> Hey Bryce, thanks for the reply!
> So it's a bit tricky. The new libsoup3 isn't out yet but even if it was,
> the new version includes quite some refactoring and API changes so I'm
> unsure if we will be able to transition the archive in a cycle or have 2
> and 3 arounds for a while, which means we need to figure out what to do
> with the current source.
> The commit you mentioned basically removes public functions so is an
> API/ABI incompatible change. Checking on codesearch.debian.net those
> functions have some users in the archive. Basically we would have to
> change the soname in a distro specific way if we were to do that
> properly but having a soname difference over upstream would make us
> incompatible with existing binaries...
> Would adding xmlrpc back on the php side temporarly until we get
> libsoup3 and the archive transitioned to it be an option? If not I'm
> unsure what's the best course of action...
> Le 21/05/2021 à 01:08, Bryce Harrington a écrit :
>> Looks like libsoup3 is beta (i.e. 2.99.5 released a couple weeks ago) so
>> would it be worth looking at merging that from upstream? If not,
>> perhaps you could consider backporting the above commit to remove the
>> xmlrpc support?
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