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?? ??? 2014, PHP 5.6.0 Alpha 3
13 Feb 2014, PHP 5.6.0 Alpha 2
- Core:
. Added T_POW (**) operator
(RFC: https://wiki.php.net/rfc/pow-operator). (Tjerk Meesters)
- mysqli
. Added new function mysqli_get_links_stats() as well as new INI variable
mysqli.rollback_on_cached_plink of type bool (Andrey)
- PCRE:
. Upgraded to PCRE 8.34. (Anatol)
23 Jan 2014, PHP 5.6.0 Alpha 1
- CLI server:
. Added some MIME types to the CLI web server. (Chris Jones)
- Core:
. Improved IS_VAR operands fetching. (Laruence, Dmitry)
. Improved empty string handling. Now ZE uses an interned string instead of
allocation new empty string each time. (Laruence, Dmitry)
. Implemented internal operator overloading
(RFC: https://wiki.php.net/rfc/operator_overloading_gmp). (Nikita)
. Made calls from incompatible context issue an E_DEPRECATED warning instead
of E_STRICT (phase 1 of RFC: https://wiki.php.net/rfc/incompat_ctx).
(Gustavo)
. Uploads equal or greater than 2GB in size are now accepted.
(Ralf Lang, Mike)
. Reduced POST data memory usage by 200-300%. Changed INI setting
always_populate_raw_post_data to throw a deprecation warning when enabling
and to accept -1 for never populating the $HTTP_RAW_POST_DATA global
variable, which will be the default in future PHP versions. (Mike)
. Implemented dedicated syntax for variadic functions
(RFC: https://wiki.php.net/rfc/variadics). (Nikita)
. Fixed bug #50333 Improving multi-threaded scalability by using
emalloc/efree/estrdup (Anatol, Dmitry)
. Implemented constant scalar expressions (with support for constants)
(RFC: https://wiki.php.net/rfc/const_scalar_exprs). (Bob)
. Fixed bug #65784 (Segfault with finally). (Laruence, Dmitry)
. Fixed bug #66509 (copy() arginfo has changed starting from 5.4). (willfitch)
- cURL:
. Implemented FR #65646 (re-enable CURLOPT_FOLLOWLOCATION with open_basedir
or safe_mode). (Adam)
- GMP:
. Moved GMP to use object as the underlying structure and implemented various
improvements based on this.
(RFC: https://wiki.php.net/rfc/operator_overloading_gmp). (Nikita)
. Added gmp_root() and gmp_rootrem() functions for calculating nth roots.
(Nikita)
- Hash:
. Added gost-crypto (CryptoPro S-box) GOST hash algo. (Manuel Mausz)
- JSON:
. Fixed case part of bug #64874 ("json_decode handles whitespace and
case-sensitivity incorrectly")
- mysqlnd:
. Disabled flag for SP OUT variables for 5.5+ servers as they are not natively
supported by the overlying APIs. (Andrey)
- OPcache:
. Added an optimization of class constants and constant calls to some
internal functions (Laruence, Dmitry)
. Added an optimization pass to convert FCALL_BY_NAME into DO_FCALL.
(Laruence, Dmitry)
. Added an optimization pass to merged identical constants (and related
cache_slots) in op_array->literals table. (Laruence, Dmitry)
. Added script level constant replacement optimization pass. (Dmitry)
- Openssl:
. Added crypto_method option for the ssl stream context. (Martin Jansen)
. Added certificate fingerprint support. (Tjerk Meesters)
. Added explicit TLSv1.1 and TLSv1.2 stream transports. (Daniel Lowrey)
. Fixed bug #65729 (CN_match gives false positive). (Tjerk Meesters)
. Peer name verification matches SAN DNS names for certs using
the Subject Alternative Name x509 extension. (Daniel Lowrey)
. Fixed segfault when built against OpenSSL>=1.0.1 (Daniel Lowrey)
. Peer certificates now verified by default in client socket operations
(RFC: https://wiki.php.net/rfc/tls-peer-verification). (Daniel Lowrey)
. Added SPKAC support. (Jason Gerfen)
- PDO_pgsql:
. Fixed Bug #42614 (PDO_pgsql: add pg_get_notify support). (Matteo)
. Fixed Bug #63657 (pgsqlCopyFromFile, pgsqlCopyToArray use Postgres < 7.3
syntax). (Matteo)
- phpdbg:
. Included phpdbg sapi (RFC: https://wiki.php.net/rfc/phpdbg).
(Felipe Pena, Joe Watkins and Bob Weinand)
- pgsql:
. pg_version() returns full report which obtained by PQparameterStatus().
(Yasuo)
. Added pg_lo_truncate(). (Yasuo)
. Added 64bit large object support for PostgreSQL 9.3 and later. (Yasuo)
- Session:
. Fixed Bug #65315 (session.hash_function silently fallback to default md5)
(Yasuo)
. Implemented Request #54649 (Create session_serializer_name()). (Yasuo)
. Implemented Request #17860 (Session write short circuit). (Yasuo)
. Implemented Request #20421 (session_abort() and session_reset() function).
(Yasuo)
. Implemented Request #11100 (session_gc() function). (Yasuo)
- Standard:
. Implemented FR #65634 (HTTP wrapper is very slow with protocol_version
1.1). (Adam)
. Implemented Change crypt() behavior w/o salt RFC. (Yasuo)
https://wiki.php.net/rfc/crypt_function_salt
. Implemented request #49824 (Change array_fill() to allow creating empty
array). (Nikita)
- XMLReader:
. Fixed bug #55285 (XMLReader::getAttribute/No/Ns methods inconsistency).
(Mike)
- Zip:
. update libzip to version 1.11.2.
PHP don't use any ilibzip private symbol anymore. (Pierre, Remi)
. new method ZipArchive::setPassword($password). (Pierre)
. add --with-libzip option to build with system libzip. (Remi)
. new methods:
ZipArchive::setExternalAttributesName($name, $opsys, $attr [, $flags])
ZipArchive::setExternalAttributesIndex($idx, $opsys, $attr [, $flags])
ZipArchive::getExternalAttributesName($name, &$opsys, &$attr [, $flags])
ZipArchive::getExternalAttributesIndex($idx, &$opsys, &$attr [, $flags])
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