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HipHop for PHP

HipHop is a source code transformer which transforms PHP source code into highly optimized C++ and then compiles it using g++.

Required Packages

  • cmake 2.6 is the minimum version
  • g++/gcc 4.1 is the minimum version
  • Boost 1.37 is the minimum version
  • flex
  • bison
  • re2c
  • libmysql
  • libxml2
  • libmcrypt
  • libicu 4.2 is the minimum version
  • openssl
  • binutils
  • libcap
  • gd
  • zlib
  • tbb Intel's Thread Building Blocks
  • Oniguruma

The following packages have had slight modifications added to them. Patches are provided and should be made against the current source copies.

  • libcurl
  • src/third_party/libcurl.fb-changes.diff
  • libevent 1.4
  • src/third_party/libevent.fb-changes.diff


You may need to point CMake to the location of your custom libcurl and libevent, or to any other libraries which needed to be installed. The CMAKE_PREFIX_PATH variable is used to hint to the location.

export CMAKE_PREFIX_PATH=/home/user

To build HipHop, use the following:

cd /home/user/dev
git clone git://github.com/facebook/hiphop-php.git
cd hiphop-php
git submodule init
git submodule update
export HPHP_HOME=`pwd`
export HPHP_LIB=`pwd`/bin
cmake .

Once this is done you can generate the build file. This will return you to the shell. Finally, to build, run make. If any errors occur, it may be required to remove the CMakeCache.txt directory in the checkout.


Running HipHop

Please see the wiki page