On Friday 19 January 2001 16:07, Jani Taskinen wrote:
>I added some missing extensions into the EXTENSIONS file
>and some missing EXPERIMENTAL files into the extensions
>which were marked as experimental.
>So every author of those extensions should check that the
>information in EXTENSIONS is correct. e.g. There were some missing
>info about the primary maintainers.
>BTW. Why does the satellite extension use --enable-satellite??
>It does use external libraries which are not bundled with PHP.
>IIRC the --enable-* configure option is meant to be used only
>with such extensions?? (and satellite relies on some CVS version
>of ORBit?)

What would you like instead?

>Another thing: Would it be good idea to have the EXPERIMENTAL
>text in configure help for such options? This could be automated
>in the buildconf ie. it could check if the EXPERIMENTAL is in the
>extension's dir and adds the text before/after the option in
>the help display..? And maybe even a note after configure that
>there are extensions configured in which are considered experimental
>thus those might not work as expected.

Good idea!


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