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On November 26th 2015, the PHP group published the eighth release candidate of the upcoming new major branch, PHP 7 :

PHP 7.0.0 RC 8 contains fixes for 11 reported bugs.
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This release candidate prepares the short jump to the RTM. If no major issues appear, the 7.0.0 general availability (GA) release will be brought out on December 3rd. You can also read the full list of planned releases on our wiki.

Packages of PHP 7.0-RC8 are now available for Debian 8 “Jessie” on amd64 and i386 architectures.

Please note that starting this release candidate – and compared to previous ones, core PHP extensions are now named php7.0-something instead of php-something, to reflect what’s happening in Debian experimental. Please make sure that you uninstall obsolete packages before upgrading.

Disclaimer : THIS IS STILL A DEVELOPMENT PREVIEW (from a PHP upstream and from a Dotdeb/Debian packaging perspectives) – DO NOT USE IT IN PRODUCTION!

  • Don’t upgrade any staging/production/critical environments yet, and use these RC packages at your own risk!
  • Make sure that you understand the PHP/Debian/Dotdeb changes and that you don’t need any of the missing features/packages
  • Your feedbacks are always welcome. Just make sure they are useful.

These packages have been published on the main repository for Jessie. So to test PHP 7.0-RC8 , just follow the instructions.

And as usual, feel free to show your support

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On November 12th 2015, the PHP group published the seventh release candidate of the upcoming new major branch, PHP 7 :

PHP 7.0.0 RC 7 contains fixes for 17 reported bugs.
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This release candidate is unplanned and ships instead of the announced RTM for the reasons of yet additional quality improvement. If no major issues appear within the usual two-week test period, the 7.0.0 general availability (GA) release will be brought out. You can also read the full list of planned releases on our wiki.

Packages of PHP 7.0-RC7 are now available for Debian 8 “Jessie” on amd64 and i386 architectures.

Disclaimer : THIS IS A DEVELOPMENT PREVIEW (from a PHP upstream and from a Dotdeb/Debian packaging perspectives) – DO NOT USE IT IN PRODUCTION!

  • Don’t upgrade any staging/production/critical environments yet, and use these RC packages at your own risk!
  • Make sure that you understand the PHP/Debian/Dotdeb changes and that you don’t need any of the missing features/packages
  • Your feedbacks are always welcome. Just make sure they are useful.

These packages have been published on the main repository for Jessie. So to test PHP 7.0-RC7 , just follow the instructions.

And as usual, feel free to show your support

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Zabbix 2.2.11 has been released on November 12th 2015. This release fixes known issues of Zabbix 2.2.x and introduces new minor features. Please read the release notes for more info.

As usual, the packages are now available :

  • for Debian 7 “Wheezy and 6 “Squeeze”,
  • on both amd64 and i386 architectures.

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On October 29th 2015, the PHP group published the sixth release candidate of the upcoming new major branch, PHP 7 :

PHP 7.0.0 RC 6 contains fixes for 10 reported bugs and marks the end of the pre-release circle.

Packages of PHP 7.0-RC6 are now available for Debian 8 “Jessie” on amd64 and i386 architectures.

Disclaimer : THIS IS A DEVELOPMENT PREVIEW (from a PHP upstream and from a Dotdeb/Debian packaging perspectives) – DO NOT USE IT IN PRODUCTION!

  • Don’t upgrade any staging/production/critical environments yet, and use these RC packages at your own risk!
  • Make sure that you understand the PHP/Debian/Dotdeb changes and that you don’t need any of the missing features/packages
  • Your feedbacks are always welcome. Just make sure they are useful.

These packages have been published on the main repository for Jessie. So to test PHP 7.0-RC6 , just follow the instructions.

And as usual, feel free to show your support

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On October 15th 2015, the PHP group published the fifth release candidate of the upcoming new major branch, PHP 7 :

PHP 7.0.0 RC 5 contains fixes for 11 reported bugs and over 100 commits with various improvements.

Packages of PHP 7.0-RC5 are now available for Debian 8 “Jessie” on amd64 and i386 architectures.

Disclaimer : THIS IS A DEVELOPMENT PREVIEW (from a PHP upstream and from a Dotdeb/Debian packaging perspectives) – DO NOT USE IT IN PRODUCTION!

  • Don’t upgrade any staging/production/critical environments yet, and use these RC packages at your own risk!
  • Make sure that you understand the PHP/Debian/Dotdeb changes and that you don’t need any of the missing features/packages
  • Your feedbacks are always welcome. Just make sure they are useful.

These packages have been published on the main repository for Jessie. So to test PHP 7.0-RC5 , just follow the instructions.

And as usual, feel free to show your support

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Redis 3.0.5 has been released on October 15th 2015, bringing some replication fixes and new cluster features.

The upgrade urgency moderate :

the most important thing is a fix in the replication code that may make the slave hanging forever if the master remains with an open socket even if it is no longer able to reply.

The packages are now available :

  • for Debian 8 “Jessie”, Debian 7 “Wheezy” and Debian 6 “Squeeze”
  • on both amd64 and i386 architectures.

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On October 1st 2015, the PHP group released PHP 5.5.30.

This is a security release. Two security bugs were fixed in this release. All PHP 5.5 users are encouraged to upgrade to this version.

PHP 5.5.30 packages are now available on Dotdeb for Debian 7 “Wheezy”, on both amd64 and i386 architectures.

The following modules have been packaged too :

  • apcu 4.0.7
  • gearman 0.8.3
  • geoip 1.0.8
  • imagick 3.1.2
  • memcache 3.0.8
  • memcached 2.2.0
  • mongo 1.6.11
  • pecl_http 1.7.6
  • pinba (master)
  • redis 2.2.7
  • spplus 1.1
  • ssh2 0.12
  • xcache 3.2.0
  • xdebug 2.3.2
  • xhprof 0.9.4

Please read the Changelog before upgrading.