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Re: Status of PHP5?

On Tue, May 03, 2005 at 11:26:19AM +0100, Mark Brown wrote:
> On Tue, May 03, 2005 at 04:04:44AM +0200, Adrian Bunk wrote:
> > On Mon, Apr 25, 2005 at 07:57:13PM +0200, Joerg Jaspert wrote:
> > > And then there is this yada packaging you used.
> > Not that I was a friend of yada, but AFAIK it's allowed for a maintainer 
> > to use whatever tools he wants for his packaging.
> > If this is wrong and I missed a part of Debian policy not allowing yada, 
> > RC bugs should be filed against all packages using yada.
> The issue wasn't the use of yada per se, it was the use of yada in the
> context of something like updating PHP where there are existing packages
> and maintainers.  Using one of the more obscure helper packages is a
> sign of lack of coordination rather than outright bugginess.

I said at the beginning of my email, that I do think the PHP4 <-> PHP5
maintainer situation is a valid reason for rejecting these packages - 
independent of the kind of packaging.



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        of the darkness. There had been need of rain for many days.
       "Only a promise," Lao Er said.
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