PHP on the road to the 8.0.0 release
Version 8.0.0 Beta 3 is released. It's now enter the stabilisation phase for the developers, and the test phase for the users.
RPM are available in the remi-php80 repository for Fedora ≥ 31 and Enterprise Linux ≥ 7 (RHEL, CentOS), or in the php:remi-8.0 stream, and as Software Collection in the remi-safe repository (or remi for Fedora)
The repository provides development versions which are not suitable for production usage.
Also read: PHP 8.0 as Software Collection
Installation : read the Repository configuration and choose installation mode.
Replacement of default PHP by version 8.0 installation, module way (simplest way on Fedora and EL-8):
dnf module disable php dnf module install php:remi-8.0 dnf update
Replacement of default PHP by version 8.0 installation, repository way (simplest way on EL-7):
yum-config-manager --enable remi-php80 yum update php\*
Parallel installation of version 8.0 as Software Collection (recommended for tests):
yum install php80
To be noticed :
- EL8 rpm are build using RHEL-8.2
- EL7 rpm are build using RHEL-7.8
- lot of extensions are also available, see the PECL extension RPM status page
- follow the comments on this page for update until final version.
Base packages (php)
Software Collections (php74)