[RFC] PHP 5.3
phoemix at harmless.hu
Wed Dec 2 09:22:18 UTC 2009
On Wed, 02 Dec 2009 01:55:51 +0200
Dmitry Pryanishnikov <lynx.ripe at gmail.com> wrote:
> > 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...
Agreed, php5.2 should be kept. There are lots of project which are yet
incompatible with php5.3, like zabbix1.6. PHP 5.3 has brought lots of
changes which are not backward-compatible.
> Sincerely, Dmitry
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