News Feed
Sections




News Archive
Looking for more information on how to do PHP the right way? Check out PHP: The Right Way

Brandon Savage:
Compiling PHP 5.5 From Scratch
May 15, 2013 @ 09:48:41

Brandon Savage has a new post to his site today showing you how to compile and install PHP 5.5, the next major upcoming release for the language (in RC status as of the time of this post though).

There's always a lag behind new releases of PHP and releases of packages for operating systems such as Ubuntu. This lag time means that you could be kept from upgrading to the latest and greatest PHP for a year or more, unless you use an outside repository like Dotdeb. [...] Instead, I roll my own version of PHP. It's simple and easy to do, and something that any developer can do. Here's my instructions for doing so on a fresh Ubuntu installation.

He gives a reason or two why you might want to "roll your own" installation and helps you get the environment prepared via some "aptitude" install commands for supporting software. Commands are included for installing needed dependencies, configuring/building PHP and updating Apache to use this new install. He finishes it up with a few smaller things to do like making the php.ini and enabling the Zend opcode caching extension.

0 comments voice your opinion now!
compile language release candidate version tutorial install apache

Link: http://www.brandonsavage.net/compiling-php-5-5-from-scratch

blog comments powered by Disqus

Similar Posts

AnyExample.com: Making XML/XSLT driven site using PHP

JavaWorld.com: Facebook invents a PHP virtual machine

HowTo Forge: Installing And Working With Xoops Under Ubuntu 6.10

PHPMaster.com: Watermarking Images

Community News: Wordpress 2.6 Released


Community Events

Don't see your event here?
Let us know!


release series wordpress threedevsandamaybe introduction interview voicesoftheelephpant language development framework community podcast unittest laravel5 library extension laravel api feature opinion

All content copyright, 2015 PHPDeveloper.org :: info@phpdeveloper.org - Powered by the Solar PHP Framework