On Fri, Nov 15, 2019, 5:58 PM Matthieu Napoli <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:> > > Le 15 nov. 2019 Ã 16:03, Pierre JoyeLet me check the PR and merge them this weekend :) If you get the project going again that could be great.
email@example.com> a Ã©crit : > > > > On Fri, Nov 15, 2019, 3:41 PM Nikita Popov firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote: > > On Wed, Nov 13, 2019 at 5:44 PM Matthieu Napoli <email@example.com> > wrote: > > > > > Hi all, > > > > > > Following a discussion with Nikita, I understood that [installing PEAR > > > with PHP is deprecated]( > > > https://github.com/php/php-src/blob/PHP-7.4/UPGRADING#L98-L101 < > > > https://github.com/php/php-src/blob/PHP-7.4/UPGRADING#L98-L101>). > > > However, installing PEAR is necessary for PECL to work (it uses PEAR).. > > > > > > I started having a look at what could be done to use PECL without PEAR. > > > This lead me to the following question: as a first step, would it make > > > sense to provide PECL as a self-contained PHAR? > > > That way users can download the PHAR and avoid install PEAR. Following > > > that we can have a look at trimming the PECL package, but the PHAR > would be > > > a first step. > > > > > > Thanks > > > > > > Matthieu > > > > > > I think that makes sense. The only thing we really want/need from PEAR is > > the "pecl" command, and having a single self-contained phar for that > would > > be much better than requiring a global PEAR installation, and allow us to > > change the underlying implementation more easily in the future. > > > > > > Also if there is an interest I can give back some love to Pickle ( > https://github.com/FriendsOfPHP/pickle) and ensure it works smoothly up > to php master or 7.4/7.4+1. The phar releases support pecl.php.net, > github or any git/directory install of extensions. > > > > Best, > > Pierre > > Hi Pierre, > I spent some time on Pickle as well. The thing isn't maintained, the tests > do not pass, I had a hard time doing anything. I still tried to fix most of > the tests here: https://github.com/FriendsOfPHP/pickle/pull/164 but I > didn't manage to make the CI green. Removing HHVM support did make the code > much cleaner, and I think I can help as well but I am afraid that nobody > will merge anything.>I would be more than happy to see it running. I am lacking time but I can have some hours here and there to help. One main thing that could help is listing what's missing. In other words, I> don't know what to do. >See below, the big selling point is to get it to work together with composer. I did a PR back then but we decided it should be done another way, which we need to figure out :) If Pickle works already and just need a green test suite and a new version,> then maybe we can start with that and then advertise it as a viable > replacement to PEAR? >I created it and then a few took over most of the devs, and yes, it is thought to fully replace pear/pecl as well as a better together works with composer (need work on their side but Jordi and I need to sit down to get it done :)> Matthieu