From:  pierre.php@gmail.com (Pierre Joye)
Date:  15 Aug 2014 18:17:02 Hong Kong Time
Newsgroup:  news.php.net/php.internals.win
Subject:  

Re: [INTERNALS-WIN] A farewell present to PHP 5.3?

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On Fri, Aug 15, 2014 at 11:49 AM, Jan Ehrhardt  wrote:
> Pierre Joye in php.internals.win (Fri, 15 Aug 2014 11:11:47 +0200):
>>On Fri, Aug 15, 2014 at 1:12 AM, Jan Ehrhardt  wrote:
>>> Wouldn't it be a nice present at this moment to build a final PHP 5.3
>>> release with OpenSSL 1.0.1i? I am using my own builds already for a long
>>> time right now, but would love to see a PGO optimised 'official' release
>>> of PHP 5.3 with OpenSSL 1.0.1.
>>>
>>> See http://www.apachelounge.com/viewtopic.php?p=28457 for my builds.
>>
>>That will break hundred of setups and extensions.
>
> Building a bonus OpenSSL 1.0.1i release will not be different from
> building it with OpenSSL 0.9.8zb. The latter should have been done
> anyway, because those OpenSLL security fixes were released before the
> PHP 5.3.29 final release.

We won't do it. I am sorry but we already did that.

Providing another set of binaries will increase support work, helping
people to understand why their setup is broken or related issues. Yes,
same issues than 5.3 and 5.4+ installed on the same system but the
waste majority of our users rely on one version.


-- 
Pierre

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