On Fri, Jul 10, 2020 at 8:55 PM John M. Harris Jr <johnmh(a)splentity.com> wrote:
On Thursday, May 28, 2020 12:53:26 PM MST Ben Cotton wrote:
> == Summary ==
> mod_php (apache2handler) is an optional httpd module to execute PHP
> scripts, not used.
> == Owner ==
> * Name: [[User:Remi| Remi Collet]]
> * Email: remi at fedoraproject dot org
> == Detailed Description ==
> By default php-fpm is used for a few versions. mod_php is not
> supported for threaded modules. mod_php usage also increases security
> risk, sharing the same process than httpd.
> Drop mod_php from php build. This will only affect user of httpd in
> "prefork" mode, which will also use php-fpm.
> php-fpm is already used but most users of httpd and nginx without any
> The "php" package will be kept as a metapackage, installing (weak
> dependencies) most commonly used extension, thus reducing the
> difference between "yum install php" (flat repository) and "yum
> install php" (modular repository).
> == Benefit to Fedora ==
> Only provide the modern way to execute PHP in a web server.
> == Scope ==
> PHP rebuild (mod_php build is already conditional)
> * Other developers: N/A (not a System Wide Change)
> * Release engineering: N/A
> * Policies and guidelines: N/A (not a System Wide Change)
> * Trademark approval: N/A (not needed for this Change)
> == Upgrade/compatibility impact ==
> N/A (not a System Wide Change)
> == How To Test ==
> * install and play with your web applications
> == User Experience ==
> No change.
> == Dependencies ==
> None (dependency on "php" is already forbidden by Guidelines)
> == Contingency Plan ==
> * revert
> * Contingency deadline: N/A (not a System Wide Change)
> * Blocks release? N/A (not a System Wide Change), Yes/No
> * Blocks product? product
> == Documentation ==
Now that this has been accepted, I take it that the current maintainer of
mod_php no longer wants to maintain it? I'd like to offer to take over the
package if that's the case, so that Fedora will continue to work for those
mod_php is built from the php source tree, so no, you can't really do that.
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