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Security Vulnerability Announcement

A vulnerability in the HTML_AJAX package has been found which allows arbitrary remote code execution. All versions of the package from 0.4.0 up to and including release 0.5.6 are affected by this. An new release of the package is available … Continue reading

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PEAR 1.9.5dev1 released

I’ve just released a preview of the upcoming PEAR installer version 1.9.5: PEAR 1.9.5dev1. Version 1.9.5 will be the first release of the PEAR installer since 3 years, and thus needs quite some testing before declaring it stable. Instead of … Continue reading

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What would you do with 5 million lines of code?

Since October 2011, 5 million lines of the PEAR codebase has shifted to github. Hand in hand with this shift has been the tireless work of Daniel C – someone who brazenly said “I will fix the failing packages!” in … Continue reading

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Welcome to new contributors

With the PEAR move to github surpassing 200 repositories, we’re seeing more contributions from folks lurking in the shadows. In particular I’d like to highlight the efforts of meldra and Gemorroj. With XML_Feed_Parser hosted on github, Meldra has been able to provide … Continue reading

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PEAR Development on Github

Like many other projects, many components of PEAR have started a migration to github. We have two primary organisations set up for PEAR and PEAR2. While the existing PEAR packages will continue to use the pear.php.net distribution and bug tracking … Continue reading

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Newly stable packages in PEAR

We’ve had 60 releases since July. While most are often minor improvements or bug fixes; a number of packages really stand out. Net_DNS2, and HTTP_Request2. Each of these packages represents the second edition of their respective APIs; each having been … Continue reading

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PEAR in July 2011

There’s nothing quite like having your blogging system go MIA for a while to give your community an overwhelming impression that no one is home. Thankfully; despite the radio silence between updates there’s quite a lot to talk about! We’ve … Continue reading

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PEAR in August

What’s the pear project been up to recently? We’ve been fairly quiet, launching pear2 and pyrus into the line up, welcoming new faces to the QA team, Jesús Espino, and getting ready to call an election for the new pear … Continue reading

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Google code channels work again

The recent problems regarding the usage of PEAR channels hosted in google code SVN repositories has been fixed on both sides! PEAR 1.9.1 is out! Continue reading

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PEAR in March 2010

After a quiet holiday season, the PEAR community has started rumbling again. Digg gave PEAR a plug, new versions of Mail, Services_Facebook, System_Daemon, and HTML_Template_IT were released, the number of bugs reported dropped to less than one per package for … Continue reading

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