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Remi Collet has released PHP 8.0.21RC1, 8.1.8RC1, and 8.2.0alpha2 packages for Fedora and RHEL based Linux distributions.



PHP version 8.0.21RC1 and 8.1.8RC1

Release Candidate versions are available in testing repository for Fedora and Enterprise Linux (RHEL / CentOS / Alma / Rocky and other clones) to allow more people to test them. They are available as Software Collections, for a parallel installation, perfect solution for such tests, and also as base packages.

RPM of PHP version 8.1.8RC1 are available

  • as SCL in remi-test repository
  • as base packages
    • in the remi-php81-test repository for Enterprise Linux 7
    • in the remi-modular-test for Fedora 34-36 and Enterprise Linux ≥ 8

RPM of PHP version 8.0.21RC1 are available

  • as SCL in remi-test repository
  • as base packages
    • in the remi-php81-test repository for Enterprise Linux 7
    • in the remi-modular-test for Fedora 34-36 and Enterprise Linux ≥ 8

 

PHP version 7.4 is now in security mode only, so no more RC will be released, this is also the last one for 7.4.

Installation : follow the  wizard instructions.

Parallel installation of version 8.1 as Software Collection:

yum --enablerepo=remi-test install php81

Parallel installation of version 8.0 as Software Collection:

yum --enablerepo=remi-test install php80

Update of system version 8.1 (EL-7) :

yum --enablerepo=remi-php81,remi-php81-test update php\*

or, the modular way (Fedora and EL ≥ 8):

dnf module reset php
dnf module enable php:remi-8.1
dnf --enablerepo=remi-modular-test update php\*

Update of system version 8.0 (EL-7) :

yum --enablerepo=remi-php80,remi-php80-test update php\*

or, the modular way (Fedora and EL ≥ 8):

dnf module reset php
dnf module enable php:remi-8.0
dnf --enablerepo=remi-modular-test update php\*

Notice: version 8.1.7RC1 is also in Fedora rawhide for QA.

EL-9 packages are built using RHEL-9.0

EL-8 packages are built using RHEL-8.6

EL-7 packages are built using RHEL-7.9

RC version is usually the same as the final version (no change accepted after RC, exception for security fix).

Version  8.2.0alpha2 is also available

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PHP version 8.0.21RC1 and 8.1.8RC1 - Remi's RPM repository - Blog