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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
The core router issues at the hosting provider have been resolved. Sorry for the inconvenience. pear.php.net and the PEAR channel are now back in business.
Some PEAR installations on PHP 5.2.9 and 5.2.10 seem to be corrupted. When trying to install something, you will get the error: pear.php.net is using a unsupported protocal – This should never happen. install failed This problem comes from corrupted … Continue reading
Now that pear2 is in svn.php.net, it is possible to do commits with multiple packages using a feature of subversion called “sparse checkouts.” Rasmus wrote about this for setting up php checkouts here: http://news.php.net/php.internals/44993 Here is the version I used … Continue reading
Thanks to the efforts of Daniel O’Connor, the PEAR website is getting nicer and better. Bug RSS feeds support Baetle now, the PEAR proposal system – PEPr – works again and many small improvements and fixes found their way on … Continue reading
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
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