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Re: Doubts about PHP


On Sun, Jul 22, 2007 at 02:47:41PM -0700, Steve Langasek wrote:
> > * For PHP depends, if your application is compatible with PHP4, you
> > should let php4 and php4-cgi (because php4-cgi is not in depends
> > of virtual package php4 in sarge):
> Which makes it not particularly relevant to newly-packaged software.  In
> fact, you can pretty much drop the 'php4' alternative altogether now, since
> php5 was in etch and php4 won't be in lenny.

Ok, my goal was to care about (pseudo)-backports for Etch and
Sarge. If the application is compatible with PHP4, it's more easy
to keep 'php4' alternative for backporting or even installing
directly. It's not an obligation but this idea is inspired by
this discussion on debian-devel:

Gregory Colpart <reg@evolix.fr>  GnuPG:1024D/C1027A0E
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