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PHP 5.5


To provide the latest PHP stack.


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

Current status

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

Detailed Description

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

Finale version should be available before fedora 19.

Benefit to Fedora

Provides the latest PHP version.


  • 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


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

Contingency Plan


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