[phpMyAdmin Developers] require a specific PHP minor version?
marc at infomarc.info
Mon Sep 7 16:29:42 CEST 2015
Le 2015-09-07 08:38, Michal Čihař a écrit :
> Dne Mon, 07 Sep 2015 08:10:41 -0400
> Marc Delisle <marc at infomarc.info> napsal(a):
>> Le 2015-09-07 03:40, Michal Čihař a écrit :
>>> Dne Sun, 06 Sep 2015 08:27:19 -0400 Marc Delisle <marc at infomarc.info>
>>>> Due to  should we * require a minimum PHP version of 5.3.27 in
>>>> libraries/common.inc.php for phpMyAdmin 4.4.15?
>>>> * mention this requirement in our doc?
>>>> * mention it on the downloads page?
>>> Looking at the comments, it might be actually fixed already in
>>> 5.3.7. Also it can quite easily happen that Redhat will backport the
>>> fix to their version, so the strict version check doesn't seem like a
>>> good solution.
>> We could try to find out the exact PHP version. My point is that we
>> should not just require a minimum version of PHP 5.3, as this is not
>> true. It affects not just Redhat users but all users having PHP between
>> 5.3.0 and, say, 5.3.7.
> But looking at version string is still bad idea here - if Redhat will
> fix this, their version will be still called 5.3.3, it will just have
> applied patch which fixes this particular issue.
How about just mentioning it just on the downloads page and the doc then?
>>> What I don't understand is what makes
>>> mb_strlen($this->_cookie_iv,'8bit') different from
>>> strlen($this->_cookie_iv) in this case.
>> The stackoverflow question reports three warnings, and the mb_strlen()
>> fix was only for one of the warnings. I am not sure either why the fix
>> works (looks like some unexpected characters were in the cookie-stored IV.
> This would be then incompatibility which could bite users on other
> systems as well, though nothing really problematic...
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