PHP 7 Now Available!

December 3rd, 2015 @ 22:38 Programming

The PHP Group recently announced the immediate availability of PHP 7.0.0. I’m proud to announce the immediate availability of PHP-FPM 7.0.0 which is hosted on

For a list of changed in PHP 7.0.0 please read the change log on

About This Version

This version of PHP is compiled with the following parameters, and is additionally compiled against OpenSSL 1.0.2e and Curl 7.46.

./configure --with-libdir=lib64 --with-config-file-path=/etc/php --with-config-file-scan-dir=/etc/php/conf.d --with-pic --without-gdbm --with-gettext --with-iconv --with-pcre-regex --with-zlib --with-layout=GNU --enable-exif --enable-ftp --enable-sockets --enable-sysvsem --enable-sysvshm --enable-sysvmsg --with-kerberos --enable-shmop --enable-calendar --with-gd --with-mcrypt --enable-pdo --with-pdo-mysql=mysqlnd --with-mysqli=mysqlnd --with-mysql --enable-json --with-curl=$(CURL_PREFIX) --enable-fpm --enable-mbstring --enable-inline-optimization --enable-pcntl --enable-mbregex --with-mhash --with-fpm-user=www-data --enable-zip --with-sqlite3 --with-readline --enable-opcache --enable-soap --with-jpeg-dir --with-freetype-dir --with-png-dir --enable-bcmath --disable-short-tags --enable-intl --with-openssl=$(OPENSSL_PATH) --enable-redis


If you’re using, you can upgrade to 7.0.0 by running the following commands:

apt-get update apt-get install php-fpm-7.0

PHP FPM 7.0.0 will replace and override your existing PHP FPM 5.x releases. Make sure that you make a backup of your /etc/php folder before upgrading. Additionally, after upgrading you will need to re-install any custom PHP modules you have installed before restarting PHP.

If you have issues with the upgrade try running apt-get -f install

Alternatively you can download the package directly from

Precise: Download

Trusty: Download

Revised 03/12/2015. Precise packages are now available