[Phpmyadmin-devel] upgrade PHPExcel library

Michal Čihař michal at cihar.com
Sun Apr 11 19:08:20 CEST 2010

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Dne Sun, 11 Apr 2010 14:29:17 +0200
Dieter Adriaenssens <dieter.adriaenssens at gmail.com> napsal(a):

> 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?

Apply the patch for 3.3 branch and wait for new upstream version for
master (I expect the release will happen earlier than we will be able
to release 3.4). Meanwhile you can try to upgrade PHPExcel to current
version to see if there are any problems introduced by this.

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