php extension naming scheme
ryandesign at macports.org
Sat Mar 24 15:04:19 PDT 2007
On Mar 24, 2007, at 09:31, Yves de Champlain wrote:
> I just made a port for the yaz php extension. Now since there are
> many such extensions that are all potential ports, does anybody any
> naming scheme proposition ?
> How about
Hmm. Do we have any ports for php extensions yet? I don't think we
do. I was just recently thinking we should have a way to build
eaccelerator for php in MacPorts but hadn't yet thought how. And
someone just asked me to add support for memcache to php5.
How would php_yaz know whether to build for php4 or php5? Would there
be variants? Or would there be two ports, php4_yaz and php5_yaz? I
think the latter is how the Python extensions are being done but I
don't exactly know why that's better than using variants.
See also the recent discussion about being able to "select" which
version of php (python, gcc, etc.) you want to use.
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