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Remi Collet has released Release Candidate versions of PHP versions 8.3.5 and 8.2.18 in his testing repository for deployment on Fedora and Enterprise Linux. These versions are available as software collections for parallel installation and as base packages. There are packages for Fedora 39, 40, EL-8, and EL-9 that are available for both x86_64 and aarch64 environments.



PHP version 8.2.18RC1 and 8.3.5RC1

Release Candidate versions are available in the 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, the perfect solution for such tests, and also as base packages.

RPMs of PHP version 8.3.5RC1 are available

  • as base packages
    • in the remi-modular-test for Fedora 38-40 and Enterprise Linux ≥ 8
    • in the remi-php83-test repository for Enterprise Linux 7
  • as SCL in remi-test repository

RPMs of PHP version 8.2.18RC1 are available

  • as base packages
    • in the remi-modular-test for Fedora 38-40 and Enterprise Linux ≥ 8
    • in the remi-php82-test repository for Enterprise Linux 7
  • as SCL in remi-test repository

The Fedora 39, 40EL-8 and EL-9 packages (modules and SCL) are available for x86_64 and aarch64.

PHP version 8.1 is now in security mode only, so no more RC will be released.

Installation: follow the  wizard instructions.

Announcements:

Parallel installation of version 8.3 as Software Collection:

yum --enablerepo=remi-test install php83

Parallel installation of version 8.2 as Software Collection:

yum --enablerepo=remi-test install php82

Update of system version 8.3 (EL-7) :

yum --enablerepo=remi-php83,remi-php83-test update php\*

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

dnf module switch-to php:remi-8.3
dnf --enablerepo=remi-modular-test update php\*

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 switch-to php:remi-8.2
dnf --enablerepo=remi-modular-test update php\*

Notice:

  • version 8.3.5RC1 is also in Fedora rawhide for QA
  • EL-9 packages are built using RHEL-9.3
  • EL-8 packages are built using RHEL-8.9
  • EL-7 packages are built using RHEL-7.9
  • oci8 extension uses the RPM of the Oracle Instant Client version 21.13 on x86_64 or 19.19 on aarch64
  • intl extension uses libicu 73.2
  • RC version is usually the same as the final version (no change accepted after RC, exception for security fix).
  • versions 8.2.18 and 8.3.5 are planed for April 11th, in 2 weeks.

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  PHP version 8.2.18RC1 and 8.3.5RC1