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Reply to topic   Topic: Dropping VC14 buids ?

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PostPosted: Sun 16 Feb '20 12:03    Post subject: Dropping VC14 buids ? Reply with quote

Here at ApacheLounge we follow the VC versions in line with supported PHP releases.

PHP 7.1 is End Of life, see https://www.php.net/supported-versions.php

Support for PHP 7.1 was expired on December 1, 2019. While active support was discontinued a year earlier, the developers continued to deliver security updates in recent months to prevent users from becoming victims of cyberattacks. However, this support is now also being phased out.

PHP 7.1 is build with VC14, so we can drop ??

You can upgrade to VS16/VC15 without issues, it is advised. For example if you want to stay on 7.1 and run as module.

See also the post about: Compatibility VS16/VC15/VC14 .

What do you think ?
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James Blond

Joined: 19 Jan 2006
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Location: Germany, Next to Hamburg

PostPosted: Mon 17 Feb '20 20:11    Post subject: Reply with quote

You can drop the support. With mod_fcgi it is still possible to run older versions if needed. Also PHP 8 is on its way.
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