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Re: php-pdo and version downgrades

On Thu, 12 Mar 2009, Dieter Baron wrote:
In article <> Quentin wrote:
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: On Thu, Mar 12, 2009 at 04:02:05PM +0000, Stephen Borrill wrote:
: > The php_pdo* packages have not kept step with PHP changes. The PDO
: > components are now built into PHP rather than maintained separately in
: > PECL. However, pkgsrc is still using the old PECL source which is
: > unmaintained and hasn't been altered for 3 years. This is confusing as
: > the package versions report themselves to be, etc. but they
: > are in fact based on the 5.1.x code-base.
: >
: > I've fixed all the php_pdo* packages, but as part of doing this the PECL
: > version number will get stripped off the end meaning that the new version
: > numbers are just 5.2.9 instead of (for example).
: > Unfortunately, 5.2.9{,nb1} is considered to be older than
: > meaning that it will appear as though a downgrade has taken place.
: >
: > How should I address this?

: You could set the version to and clear things up completely
: when 5.2.10 gets around.

 Yes, that sounds reasonable.  Please add a comment in the Makefile
why the .99 is there, and that it can be removed on the update to
5.2.10 (or higher).

Done. And I've made it only add the .99 with PHP 5.2.9 so that if it is forgotten about, it won't matter.



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