php5-mcrypt in breezy/dapper

Daniel Robitaille robitaille at
Sun Mar 12 08:55:09 UTC 2006

On 3/12/06, Jochen Kaechelin <fvgi242ss at> wrote:
> Am Sonntag, 12. März 2006 01:13 schrieb Dennis Kaarsemaker:
> > On ma, 2006-02-20 at 03:02 +0000, Jochen Kaechelin wrote:
> > > Does anyone know if there will be a php5-mcrypt .deb in breezy or
> > > dapper in the near future?
> > Breezy is released, dapper in feature freeze. So no.
> Hmmm, feature freeze means that there will be no new packages
> in dapper expect there are some security holes or something like this.

correct.  between now and the release, it is very unlikely that any
brand new packages will appear in Dapper. Some are upgraded for bug
fixes, but the developpers  try not to introduce new features during
that bug-fixing/fine-tuning period.

> Do you know why the dropped php5-mcrypt?

according to, php5-mcrypt has never been in
Ubuntu, only php4-mcrypt.

Daniel Robitaille

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