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[arch-announce] PHP 5.5 available in the [extra] repository

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Pierre Schmitz wrote:


PHP 5.5 is finally available in our [extra] repository. The [migration guide][1]

includes information about changes from version 5.4; a detailed list can be

found in the



The APC package will be replaced by [APCu][3]. APCu only provides user data

caching. For opcode caching use the new [opcache][4] extension. Alternatively we

provide a development version of [XCache][5] which includes both, an opcode and

user data cache.


Most applications will run without modifications, but watch out for [deprecation

warnings][6] that fill up your log files.


[1]: http://php.net/migration55

[2]: http://php.net/ChangeLog-5.php

[3]: http://pecl.php.net/package/APCu

[4]: http://www.php.net/m...ook.opcache.php

[5]: http://xcache.lighttpd.net/

[6]: http://www.php.net/m....deprecated.php


URL: http://www.archlinux...tra-repository/

Edited by ichase
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