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Remi Collet has released PHP 8.1.18RC1 and 8.2.5RC1 packages for Linux distributions based on Fedora and RHEL.



PHP version 8.1.18RC1 and 8.2.5RC1

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 8.2.5RC1 are available

  • as base packages
    • in the remi-php82-test repository for Enterprise Linux 7
    • in the remi-modular-test for Fedora 35-37 and Enterprise Linux ≥ 8
  • as SCL in remi-test repository

RPM of PHP version 8.1.18RC1 are available

  • as base packages
    • in the remi-php81-test repository for Enterprise Linux 7
    • in the remi-modular-test for Fedora 35-37 and Enterprise Linux ≥ 8
  • as SCL in remi-test repository

PHP version 8.0 is now in security mode only, so no more RC will be released.

Installation : follow the  wizard instructions.

Parallel installation of version 8.2 as Software Collection:

yum --enablerepo=remi-test install php82

Parallel installation of version 8.1 as Software Collection:

yum --enablerepo=remi-test install php81

Update of system version 8.2 (EL-7) :

yum --enablerepo=remi-php82,remi-php82-test update php\*

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

dnf module reset php
dnf module enable php:remi-8.2
dnf --enablerepo=remi-modular-test update php\*

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\*

Notice: version 8.2.4RC1 is in Fedora rawhide for QA.

EL-9 packages are built using RHEL-9.1

EL-8 packages are built using RHEL-8.7

EL-7 packages are built using RHEL-7.9

oci8 extension now uses Oracle Client version 21.8, intl extension now uses libicu 71.1

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

versions 8.1.18 and 8.2.5 are planed for April 13th, in 2 weeks.

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PHP version 8.1.18RC1 and 8.2.5RC1