[mythtv-users] mythweb no longer usable with older OS

Raymond Wagner raymond at wagnerrp.com
Sun Aug 29 14:30:14 UTC 2010

  On 8/29/2010 10:22, Tom Dexter wrote:
> On Sun, Aug 29, 2010 at 2:18 AM, Michael T. Dean
> <mtdean at thirdcontact.com>  wrote:
>>   On 08/29/2010 01:39 AM, Mitch Capper wrote:
>>> Yep, php 5.3 is definitely still alpha on several os's.  I have been just
>>> used the work around for that get_called_class call, and changed the version
>>> requirement check and it has been working fine so far.   I am sure a fake
>>> get_called_class isn't great, but honestly a programming language
>>> (especially php which can have major changes to default behavior between
>>> versions) requiring the absolute latest isn't something I mind bypassing.
>> PHP 5.3 is required because MythWeb is using PHP 5.3 features.  It's
>> available on all major distributions--including Fedora as far back as Fedora
>> 6.
> It's only a requirement past 0.23-fixes...that is for trunk and the
> upcoming 0.24, correct?

Correct.  0.23 and previous will continue to work on old versions of PHP.

For what its worth, FreeBSD installs PHP5.3 by default, and while 5.3 is 
masked on Gentoo, so is every MythTV 0.23 and 0.23.1 ebuild, and there 
are no trunk ebuilds.

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