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Re: Bug#114398: dbtcp RFP->ITP

On Sun, Jun 01, 2003 at 03:29:07PM +1000, Daniel Stone wrote:
> retitle 114398 ITP: dbtcp -- A client for the MS Windows ODBC proxy server
> thanks

> [Please reply to me, Cc'ing the list, as per the M-F-T header].

> Hi all!
> Just a quick note to say that I've packaged up dbtcp, and am thus taking
> over the RFA (#114398). It was pretty fun to package - a PHP4 module
> that ostensibly needs to be built in-tree. However, it took a nice
> hand-hacked Makefile to make it build out-of-tree, and even then it has
> some fun issues.

> PHP4 installs to /usr/lib/php4/<date>, where date is probably the
> release date (it's 20020429, currently). I can work out the directory to
> install to (php-config --extension-dir), but how should I handle this in
> package relationships? If the date changes, php4-dbtcp suddenly becomes
> useless - PHP's looking in a different directory for its extensions.

The corresponding virtual package is zendapi-20020429.  Unless you want
to borrow from the build rules for the php4 package, munging the output
of 'php-config --extension-dir' is probably the best way to get this
into your dependency list.

Steve Langasek
postmodern programmer

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