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Request #52663 rename extension name to "gtk" or "gtk2"
Submitted: 2010-08-21 19:10 UTC Modified: 2010-08-21 19:56 UTC
From: glen at delfi dot ee Assigned:
Status: Wont fix Package: PHP-GTK related
PHP Version: Irrelevant OS:
Private report: No CVE-ID: None
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 [2010-08-21 19:10 UTC] glen at delfi dot ee
Description:
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would you consider renaming internal name reported in php -m from "php-gtk" to 
"gtk" or "gtk2"?

see somewhat discussion here:
http://pear.php.net/bugs/bug.php?id=17779


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 [2010-08-21 19:17 UTC] glen at delfi dot ee
a little background info.

i'm creating packages with "pear make-rpm-spec" using 
http://pear.php.net/package/PEAR_Command_Packaging/

and if all other extensions can be included as php-<extname>, then gtk extension 
name would be "php-php-gtk":

$ pear download Gtk2_EntryDialog
downloading Gtk2_EntryDialog-1.0.0.tgz ...
Starting to download Gtk2_EntryDialog-1.0.0.tgz (3,181 bytes)
....done: 3,181 bytes
File Gtk2_EntryDialog-1.0.0.tgz downloaded

$ pear make-rpm-spec --rpm-pkgname='php-%s' --rpm-depname='php-%s' 
Gtk2_EntryDialog-1.0.0.tgz
Wrote RPM spec file php-Gtk2_EntryDialog.spec

$ grep ^Requires:.*php php-Gtk2_EntryDialog.spec 
Requires:       php-pear
Requires:       php-php-gtk
 [2010-08-21 19:56 UTC] auroraeosrose@php.net
-Status: Open +Status: Wont fix
 [2010-08-21 19:56 UTC] auroraeosrose@php.net
This would be a severe backwards compatibility break.  If there is ever a php-gtk 3.0 version perhaps we can change it there, but anything short of a major point release is out of the question for a change of this nature.
 
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