Category Archives: Group Blog

PEAR channels on google code currently broken

PEAR channels hosted on google code (like the unofficial Smarty channel, unofficial Zend Framework channel and the unofficial Mediawiki channel) are currently broken. The reason for it has been discovered in the corresponding bug report: HTTP requests containing a port … Continue reading

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Net_Traceroute and Net_Ping security advisory

PEAR Security Advisory (PSA 200911-14-01) Severity: Serious Title: PEAR Net_Ping and Net_Traceroute Remote Arbitrary Command Injection Date: November 14, 2009 ID: 200911-14-01 Synopsis Multiple remote arbitrary command injections have been found in the Net_Ping and Net_Traceroute. Background Net_Ping is an … Continue reading

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The elections are still going!

As every year, the elections for the PEAR Group and PEAR President are happening. This year due to a few factors and messages lost in translation, we decided to extend the elections period by 10 days so more people would … Continue reading

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PEAR Group Meeting Minutes 2008-07-13

The minutes from the July 13th, 2008 PEAR Group meeting have been posted to the PEAR wiki. Some highlights from the meeting include new/upcoming RFCs for package naming schemes, exception handling in PHP 5.3, and a vote on extending the … Continue reading

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Election 2008 Results

2008 Elections are now over, you can view the offical results on the PEAR website. The new PEAR group is: elections are now over and a new PEAR Group has been formed. Just like last year and always following the … Continue reading

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First PEAR bug triage over!

PEAR’s bug tracker hit the 600+ open bugs mark a month ago. Compared to the 400+ packages PEAR hosts, this is just 1.2 bug per package – but enough to be annoying for caring developers, especially when PEARgirl in IRC … Continue reading

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PEAR2 standards, we would like to know what you think

Please read the following document and post your comments on the wiki using the discussion page. Comments are opened for a period of two weeks. It is very important that you comment as these standards will define PEAR2. RFC at: … Continue reading

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Request for ideas: New developer FAQ

New developers need quite a time to familiarize themselves with the rules and conventions in PEAR. With the new role of mentors in PEAR2, they will have a contact person they can ask in that cases. But in many cases … Continue reading

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A common request for PEAR is too use SVN instead of CVS for source code management. As part of the PEAR2 project we are making that happen. I’m happy to announce that we now have an SVN repo ready for … Continue reading

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The PEAR Group is now complete.

Finally after having a tie in the initial PEAR Group Election, we have ran a runoff election between the two tied parties Justin Patrin and Paul M. Jones. After the regular time for an election, the choice has been made … Continue reading

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