[RFC] PHP 5.3
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...
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