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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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Outage over

The core router issues at the hosting provider have been resolved.  Sorry for the inconvenience. and the PEAR channel are now back in business.

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Fixing “unsupported protocol”

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: is using a unsupported protocal – This should never happen. install failed This problem comes from corrupted … Continue reading

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Setting Up PEAR2 and PEAR Checkouts With SVN 1.5+

Now that pear2 is in, 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: Here is the version I used … Continue reading

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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

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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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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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This is the official blog of PEAR‘s (PHP Extension and Application Repository) elected President and PEAR Group, the two heads of PEAR. Here, you will find announcements as well as brainstorming and the general excitement and bustle of this vibrant … Continue reading

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