On Mon, Sep 1, 2008 at 2:46 PM, Derick Rethans <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> On Sun, 31 Aug 2008, Pierre Joye wrote:
>> On Sun, Aug 31, 2008 at 7:24 PM, Derick Rethans <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
>> >  . ext/ncurses
>> >
>> > Wasn't even moved now, but three years ago by hartmut.
>> Wrong, it was cvs removed from HEAD only not from 5.x.
> The history seems otherwise: http://cvs.php.net/viewvc.cgi/pecl/ncurses/
> which means that the NEWS entry is simply wrong. Instead if it "being
> moved to PECL", it's removed from HEAD? -- so then it shouldn't be in
> the NEWS file for PHP_5_3.

Why not? It was in 5.2.x. It was removed from HEAD but not 5.x

>> > I was going to make a release today that still works for ming 0.3 (for
>> > 5.2 and 5.3) but all the history was gone and I'm not going to spend
>> > hours to clean up after you.
>> Frank will do it.
> I think he should start stating his intentions about ext/ming

We also have to keep in mind that the extension is maintained in
libming directly. All new stuff, improvements, etc. is done there and
then synced here. I wonder if it would make more sense to ask them if
they like to release their versions through pecl. Or redirect the
users to their versions.

> But it's not that simple unfortunately. I can copy them over just fine,
> but all the files have been "cvs rm'ed" so the copy will just consist of
> deleted files. For this to be proper again, the files in HEAD (and in
> PHP_5_3 as well if we want to keep branches in PECL) should be un-rm'ed

About the 0.3-compatible release,  we can take the 5.2.x branch as
there was no change until Frank commited the 0.4 version.

> This could possibly break people's checkouts,
> although I'm not sure of that.

As it was never in PECL before, I don't see how it can break their checkout :)

About loosing the history in PECL, I don't have a problem with that.
But maybe Frank or other like to keep it...


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