Re: backporting php7.2
On Wed, Jun 06, 2018 at 07:15:59PM +0200, Lucio wrote:
> I'm trying to backport php7.2 to Debian stretch.
> $ apt-get build-dep php7.2
> The following NEW packages will be installed:
> [...] default-mysql-server galera-3 mariadb-server-10.1
> mariadb-server-core-10.1 [...]
> Why does BUILDING php7.2 require a mariadb server running?
Every building process worthy of its title requires freshly built
software to pass certain tests.
In the case of php7.2 such tests include communicating with
Debian PHP Maintainers cheated it BTW, enabling tests only for
i386/amd64. Speaks volumes about quality of those tests IMO.