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Doc Bug #37315 PECL install docs per extension need help
Submitted: 2006-05-04 22:45 UTC Modified: 2010-03-14 00:09 UTC
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From: philip@php.net Assigned: philip (profile)
Status: Closed Package: Documentation problem
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Private report: No CVE-ID: None
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 [2006-05-04 22:45 UTC] philip@php.net
Description:
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For each PECL extension there is installation information, for both Linux/Windows, that use many pecl related entities from global.ent. The problem is these entities were created before the install.pecl chapter existed in the manual. Windows DLL locations have also changed.

Changes needed:

- Deal with Windows DLL's as the links have changed. The new URL for these is:
 http://pecl4win.php.net/
Note which are included in core ext/ and which are bundled in the separate pecl dll download, and keep track of php versions (this info changes through php 4, 5, 5.1, 5.2, 6) so for example a dll may be with core from php4-5, but moved to the pecl downloads in 5.1+

- Collaborate with the pecl.php.net team for said dll files. Perhaps they should link to the dll's instead, that would be nice

- Consistently document each PECL extension in a similar fashion by always referring to install.pecl for compiling static and shared modules

- Deprecate some entities in favor of install.pecl info

- Surely other issues exist as well

The pecl.info entity, which should be used in every PECL extensions documentation, now links to install.pecl so that was the first step :)


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 [2010-02-16 19:36 UTC] svn@php.net
Automatic comment from SVN on behalf of philip
Revision: http://svn.php.net/viewvc/?view=revision&revision=295182
Log: Help unify PECL documentation, by using the PECL entities.
First stage in closing PHP bug #37315
 [2010-02-17 20:56 UTC] svn@php.net
Automatic comment from SVN on behalf of philip
Revision: http://svn.php.net/viewvc/?view=revision&revision=295214
Log: Help unify PECL install documentation, by using the PECL entities.
Second stage in closing PHP bug #37315
 [2010-02-18 00:36 UTC] svn@php.net
Automatic comment from SVN on behalf of philip
Revision: http://svn.php.net/viewvc/?view=revision&revision=295227
Log: Finished pecl.info.dead cleanup of dead pecl extensions, thus finishing a big part of PHP bug #37315
 [2010-03-14 00:09 UTC] philip@php.net
-Status: Open +Status: Closed
 [2010-03-14 00:09 UTC] philip@php.net
Fixed in SVN. :)
 
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