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PHP on the road to the 7.2.0 release

syndicated from on August 31, 2017

Version 7.2.0RC1 is released. It's now enter the stabilisation phase for the developpers, and the test phase for the users.

RPM are available in the remi-php72 repository for Fedora  25 and Enterprise Linux  6 (RHEL, CentOS) and as Software Collection in the remi-safe repository (or remi for Fedora)


emblem-important-4-24.pngThe repository provides developement versions which are not suitable for production usage.

Also read: PHP 7.2 as Software Collection

emblem-notice-24.pngInstallation : read the Repository configuration and choose installation mode.

Replacement of default PHP by version 7.2 installation (simplest):

yum-config-manager --enable remi-php72
yum update php\*

Parallel installation of version 7.2 as Software Collection (x86_64 only, recommended for tests):

yum install php72

emblem-important-2-24.pngTo be noticed :

  • EL7 rpm are build using RHEL-7.3
  • EL6 rpm are build using RHEL-6.9
  • lot of extensions are also available, see the PECL extension RPM status page
  • follow the comments on this page for update until final version.

emblem-notice-24.pngInformation, read:

Base packages (php)

Software Collections (php72)