[Phpmyadmin-devel] Using all-languages or utf8-only for Debian package?

Michal Čihař michal at cihar.com
Tue Apr 10 14:01:33 CEST 2007


On Tue, 10 Apr 2007 13:36:07 +0200
Thijs Kinkhorst <thijs at debian.org> wrote:

> I'm the Debian packager of phpMyadmin. I've quite recently taken over
> the package, and while we were approaching a new release (Etch) I haven't
> made extensive changes, but now Etch is out I plan to polish it up quite
> a bit.
> In that context I was wondering the following: we're currently packaging
> from the 'all-locales.tar.gz' from the website, but I'm considering to
> switch to the 'utf8-only' tarball. It's quite a bit smaller so it will
> reduce the installed size for users.
> Do you think using the utf8-only tarball would cause problems or is it a
> safe thing to do?

It is IMHO safe thing for Lenny as old MySQL servers are getting really

> Otherwise, if you as upstream authors have any comments on the Debian
> packaging, I'm glad to hear it.

If you need any help in packaging Debian, feel free to contact me, I'm
also Debian Developer...

BTW: Servers array fixup in /usr/share/phpmyadmin/config.inc.php should
not be needed, phpMyAdmin does this anyway later.

	Michal Čihař | http://cihar.com | http://blog.cihar.com
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