[CentOS-devel] Forum Thread -- Relating to the CentOS 5 Testing Repository

Christoph Maser cmr at financial.com
Tue Jan 12 18:00:28 UTC 2010


Am Dienstag, den 12.01.2010, 18:49 +0100 schrieb Alan Bartlett:
> 2010/1/11 Alan Bartlett <ajb at elrepo.org>:
> > There has been a recent forum thread [1] where the OP has asked about
> > the C-5 Testing Repository and the php packages contained therein.
> >
> > When the time permits, would one of the core-devs please post a
> > comment to that thread.
> >
> > Having defocussed my eyes, I mentally see an image of Tru, Johnny,
> > Karanbir, Ralph or Russ checking the quoted URL . . .
> >
> > Regards,
> > Alan.
> >
> > [1] http://www.centos.org/modules/newbb/viewtopic.php?topic_id=24153&forum=42
> >
>
> I'll continue to talk to myself by mentioning that another contributor
> to the above thread, in post #7, has stated that:
>
> "The PHP packages in the CentOS testing repo are outdated."
>
> If that indeed is the case, perhaps they should be pulled -- if the
> original CentOS packager is unable to maintain them?
>
> Alan.

Actually i checked and rebuild the RHWAS php packages from upstream
myself and it seems they can just go unmodified through the build
process. I did not find any copyright,branding,whatever from upstream.
Its just the vanilla php plus a few patches.

Chrsi


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