[mapserver-dev] PHP 5.2.0

Peter Hopfgartner peter.hopfgartner at r3-gis.com
Mon Jul 26 06:50:02 EDT 2010

--------Alan Boudreault <aboudreault at mapgears.com> wrote--------
Subject: Re: [mapserver-dev] PHP 5.2.0
Date: 22.07.2010 21:50

>Hi Bart,
>IIRC, yes there was reasons why I bumped the required version to 5.2.
>the php mapscript has been refactored, a few things need a recent zend
>At that time, I checked Debian Etch (which is old..) and noticed php
>5.2.x was 
>available in that distribution. So I thought it was a reasonable
>I am mostly sure that php 5.2.x has been built for RHEL 5 and is
>supported by 
>the users community. Hovewer, I understand your point and agree that a
>people might be reluctant to that change. 

as far as PHP 5.2 on Red Hat and compatibles is concerned, there are the source packages for the Red Hat Web Application Server available at:


The compiled packages can be found at:





>On July 19, 2010 07:37:18 am Bart van den Eijnden (OSGIS) wrote:
>> Hi list,
>> trunk has a PHP 5.2.0 dependency since r9937 [1].
>> What change required this? Does this mean PHP 5.1.6 won't work or it
>> supported?
>> We are currently running Red Hat Enterprise 5 which comes with PHP
>> so it's kind of a problem :-)
>> [1] http://trac.osgeo.org/mapserver/changeset/9937
>> Best regards,
>> Bart
>Alan Boudreault
>mapserver-dev mailing list
>mapserver-dev at lists.osgeo.org

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