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XF 1.4 Support for PHP 5.6.0?

Discussion in 'Installation, Upgrade, and Import Support' started by Floren, Aug 24, 2014.

  1. Floren

    Floren Well-Known Member

    PHP 5.6.0 is due to be released in a week. @Mike, @Kier, are there any constraints with XenForo?
    I plan to upgrade to PHP 5.6.0 as soon is released.
     
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  2. Gene Steinberg

    Gene Steinberg Well-Known Member

    Just a casual question: Unless you want to be on the bleeding edge, why upgrade right away? I waited for PHP 5.5.x and MySQL 5.6.x and even Apache 2.4.x a bit before I jumped. So the server remains stable.
     
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  3. Floren

    Floren Well-Known Member

    Hi Gene,

    Ya, the casual question. I always upgrade to latest version, I build my own RPM's.. in fact I upgrade a lot of software, some being not even available elsewhere, in order to improve the server performance and stability. IMO, it is a misconception thinking that running older software makes your environment more stable. :)

    Looking forward to hear from developers if there are any conflicts with with PHP 5.6.0, which provides many improvements.
     
  4. Lexy

    Lexy Active Member

  5. thedude

    thedude Well-Known Member

    Looking forward to upgrading to 5.6 as well. In for answers from the developers...
     
  6. HWS

    HWS Well-Known Member

    We also like to upgrade to 5.6 as soon as possible.
     
  7. Mike

    Mike XenForo Developer Staff Member

    There are no known issues with PHP 5.6 in the latest versions of XF. (The BC breaks in 5.6 are generally fairly small, though there are some.)
     
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  8. Floren

    Floren Well-Known Member

    I upgraded to PHP 5.6.0, we are running on XenForo 1.3.1 without any issues.
     
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  9. Lexy

    Lexy Active Member

    what MYSQL version run??Appache??
     
  10. Floren

    Floren Well-Known Member

    @Lexy, Nginx 1.7.4 and MariaDB 10.0.13.
     
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  11. Mike

    Mike XenForo Developer Staff Member

    I should clarify that my comment related specifically to the most recent version. There is an issue in 1.3.1. See the first change here: https://xenforo.com/community/threads/xenforo-1-3-4-released.78372/ I don't necessarily know the full extent of it, though it does interfere with email address validation.
     
  12. Floren

    Floren Well-Known Member

    Thanks @Mike, I was looking at the server logs and so far nothing crazy spitted during user registration, email notification, etc. @MattW does have an issue on XenForo 1.4.0 with bouncing emails, he will report the bug.
     
  13. Jattitude

    Jattitude Member

    Did you have to tweak anything ? Works out of the box?

    I run on php 5.5.15 and would like to try out the newer version.
     
  14. Floren

    Floren Well-Known Member

    @Jattitude, I just installed the AXIVO rpms and used the previous igbinary/memcached.ini settings. No issues.
    @MattW can comment more on the 1.4.0 issues he encountered, I'm running 1.3.1 on live site.
     
  15. MattW

    MattW Well-Known Member

    The issues were down to my own setup and ipv6
     
  16. Lexy

    Lexy Active Member

    migrating from 5.4.3 to 5.6 it is safe, do i must backup my files before do that???
     
  17. Sheratan

    Sheratan Well-Known Member

    you mean php 5.4.3 to php 5.6?

    you dont need to backup your xenforo files, but I suggest you to backup your php.ini
     
  18. Lexy

    Lexy Active Member

    PHP 5.6 it is stable version?
     
  19. RoldanLT

    RoldanLT Well-Known Member

    Yes.
     

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