Package php-db-dataobject for debian
One of the external libreries in GNU Social is DB_DataObject which was taken up for packaged quit some time back check the bug for more details.
A packaging effort was made by ubuntu developers but some how they didn't continue to maintain and send it to upstream. An effort was made to send it to upstream long back, check the link.
Download files of 1.8.12 build update the source with latest build and build a debian package out of it.
Bug No: #442363