[CentOS-devel] [PHP 5.2.6] Feedback / Centos Testing and CentOS Extras

Karanbir Singh

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Wed May 6 17:58:33 UTC 2009

Jean-Marc LIGER wrote:
>> how do you provide a upgrade path from the distro php to the >someother< php, 
> We deal with yum install/update php5[-feature] and the 
> Provides/Obsoletes options.

but if php5-feature Obsoletes: php-feature, a yum upgrade will force the 
user to php5.

>> and how do you handle rpms for php-<feature> packages ?
> All the php-<feature> are built with the same php5 rpm.

That just sounds like a really bad idea. Imagine what would happen if 
all of cpan was built into perl

> One thing I forgot, our php rpm is hardened with the suhosin patch.
> You can look at the spec file here :
> http://redhat.sorbonne.fr/CentOS-5/siris/SPECS/php5.spec

why are you building all the php-<feature> stuff into the main spec ?

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