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Fedora 19 includes version 5.5.0 of PHP. This includes a number of significant new features, including support for [http://www.php.net/generators Generators] as well as a number of performance enhancements. For complete details see  [http://www.php.net/manual/en/migration55.php Migrating from PHP 5.4.x to PHP 5.5.x].
 
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Revision as of 15:27, 8 January 2013


PHP 5.5

Summary

To provide the latest PHP stack.

Owner

  • Name: Remi Collet
  • Email: remi AT SPAMFREE fedoraproject DOT org

Current status

  • Targeted release: Fedora 19
  • Last updated: Dec 12
  • Percentage of completion: 5%

No change in rawhide planed before upstream fetaure freeze.

Work in progress done in external remi repository [1]

Detailed Description

Upstream roadmap (see TODO)

  • PHP 5.5.0alpha1 is released (Nov 22th)
  • PHP 5.5.0alpha2 is released (Dec 18th)
  • PHP 5.5.0beta is planed for January (feature freeze)

Finale version (Q1/2013) should be available before fedora 19 (Q2/2013).

Planed packaging changes

Build more extensions shared for flexibility

  • in php-common: bz2, calendar, ctype, exif, ftp, gettext, iconv, sockets and tokenizer
  • moved in php-gmp: gmp
  • moved in php-process: shmop
  • moved in php-xml: xml and simplexml

Dtrace enabled build

Benefit to Fedora

Provides the latest PHP version.

Scope

  • Mass rebuild of all packages which requires php ABI, some will requires update or patch
  • Test of web applications

How To Test

  • test PHP web applications available in the repository

User Experience

Web developper will get the latest upstream PHP version

Dependencies

From repoquery --whatrequires 'php(zend-abi)'

Contingency Plan

Work in a dedicated build target. Merge only when all is ok.

There is some risk that finale version not released at f19 time, but in case, we'll ship a RC.

Compatibility with previous PHP 5.4 is rather good.

Documentation

Release Notes

Fedora 19 includes version 5.5.0 of PHP. This includes a number of significant new features, including support for Generators as well as a number of performance enhancements. For complete details see Migrating from PHP 5.4.x to PHP 5.5.x.

Comments and Discussion

For discussion, please join the php devel ML