On the PEAR blog today there's an update about the migration over to github that 5 million lines of code has already made:
Since October 2011, 5 million lines of the PEAR codebase has shifted to github. Hand in hand with this shift has been the tireless work of Daniel C - someone who brazenly said "I will fix the failing packages!" in the tail end of last year.
- All test infrastructure upgrading to PHP 5.4 release candidates
- All database driven test suites executing properly, catching a variety of simple bugs
- Hitting a point of "near zero" patches to be applied to unmaintained packages
- Increasingly, the PEAR QA team is delivering PHP 5.3+ friendly forks of existing packages