[RFC] PHP 5.3

Dmitry Pryanishnikov lynx.ripe at gmail.com
Wed Dec 2 00:26:10 UTC 2009


> Update instructions (choose one of them):
> 1) remove all php ports and all ports that depends on php,
>    then reinstall your the php applications
> 2) deinstall the removed ports,
>    then upgrade recursively the lang/php5 port
> To apply the patch (to a fresh ports tree):
> cd /usr/ports && patch -p0 -E ~/php53.diff
> Note: Zend decided to not support FreeBSD anymore, so a new
> ZendOptimizer release for php 5.3 will never be released.

   Hmm... Wouldn't then be better to keep PHP 5.2 available in ports (e.g. 
lang/php52)? Not only for the sake of FreeBSD-based WEB-servers with 
ZendOptimizer port installed - I suspect there could be other reasons to stay 
with PHP 5.2 while it's still available...

Sincerely, Dmitry
nic-hdl: LYNX-RIPE

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