[development] PHP version stats

Jakob Petsovits jpetso at gmx.at
Thu Apr 26 08:25:46 UTC 2007

On Saturday, 24. March 2007, Khalid Baheyeldin wrote:
> On 3/24/07, Gerhard Killesreiter <gerhard at killesreiter.de> wrote:
> > The correct time to evaluate his proposition is therefore the time when
> > development of Drupal 7 starts, which will be after the release of
> > Drupal 6 later this year.
> Well said.
> By that time, several Linux distributions will have released new
> versions and the availability of PHP5 might have increased widely.
> Some distros already include it. For example, on Ubuntu 6.10 (release
> last October) has 5.1.6, as well as the option to install 4 if you want to.

Good news here (from Planet Ubuntu): http://beuno.com.ar/archives/14
Debian Etch still has PHP 4 as an install option (next to PHP 5), but with at 
Ubuntu, SLES and RHEL/Fedora having dropped PHP 4 completely in their
current releases, it seems we're on the right track.


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