[Phpmyadmin-devel] upgrade PHPExcel library

Marc Delisle marc at infomarc.info
Sun Apr 11 14:46:34 CEST 2010

Dieter Adriaenssens a écrit :
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> Hi all,
> Bug #2974687 [0] originates from a bug in the PHPExcel library, which
> will be solved in a future release of that library.
> What do you think is the best way to incorporate this fix in our codebase?
> 1) Apply only the patch needed to fix this bug to our version of the
> PHPExcel library?
> 2) Or wait for a new release of that library, and upgrade the PHPExcel
> library in our codebase?
> 2) Seems the better thing to do, because we avoid to have to maintain
> a seperate version of PHPExcel, and in a future release some bugs
> other bugs are probably solved. But it is also a big change to the
> code, so it might require some testing. Hence the bug will only be
> fixed in 3.4-dev
> 1) will fix the bug faster and requires less testing, has less impact,
> hence it can be solved in 3.3.3-dev, but we'll miss out on other
> bugfixes in the library and have a PHPExcel-version that differs from
> the original project.
> Or both 1) and 2) can be done.
> What do you think?
> [0]
> http://sourceforge.net/tracker/?func=detail&aid=2974687&group_id=23067&atid=377408

Hi Dieter,

Probably 3.4.0 will be released after merging GSoC 2010 code, which 
means about 9 to 11 months from today (based on what happened for 3.3). 
So please apply the patch to QA_3_3 for 3.3.3 (possible release in a few 

Things look good for 3.3.2 in a few days.

Marc Delisle

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