Proposed F19 Feature: PHP 5.5 - To provide the latest PHP stack

Jaroslav Reznik jreznik at
Tue Jan 8 15:34:03 UTC 2013

As decided by FESCo on 2012-12-05 meeting, all proposed Features are required
to pass through the community review by announcing them on devel-announce list.
FESCo votes on new features no sooner than a week from the announcement.

= Features/Php55 =

* Detailed description:
To provide the latest PHP stack

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 


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