[arch-dev-public] PHP: Dropping Suhosin patch and PEAR

Pierre Schmitz pierre at archlinux.de
Thu Aug 18 11:17:06 EDT 2011

On Thu, 18 Aug 2011 16:32:15 +0200, Pierre Schmitz wrote:
> Hi all,
> The recent PHP 5.3.7 packages will be shipped without the Suhosin patch
> and there also wont be a PEAR package.
> While I like the suhosin project I have to assume that this is stalled
> at best. There are no new releases since PHP 5.3.4 was released. I also
> wasn't able to contact the author to ask about the current state. Even
> though porting the patch to new minor php releases is quite easy, I
> don't feel comfortable about this; doing so wont also be "the Arch way".
> If anybody knows more about the current state of Suhosin, please let me
> know. Note: I'll keep the Suhosin extension as long as it works though.

Now that is perfect timing :-)

I'll have a look at that then.

Pierre Schmitz, https://users.archlinux.de/~pierre

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