PHP 7.4.28: Downloads, Changelog, News

Release Information

Release
7.4.28
PHP Version
PHP 7.4
Release Date
Release Type
Security Update
Release Status
EOL, Use PHP 7.4.33
Branch Status
Unsupported

PHP 7.4 reached EOL on , and all releases of this version no longer receive security or bug fixes. Using PHP 7.4.28 is not recommended. PHP 7.4.33 is the latest version in the series.

Downloads

Source Code

Git Clone
Use Git to clone the 7.4.28 tag from the PHP Git repository.
git clone https://github.com/php/php-src.git --depth 1 --branch php-7.4.28
How to compile PHP
PHP can be compiled by setting up the dependencies, building the configure script (./buildconf), configuring the build ./configure, and running make.
Detailed articles on how to compile PHP are available for Ubuntu/Debian based systems and Fedora/RHEL based systems.

Windows binaries

Docker/Podman Containers

PHP CLI
PHP CLI Containers images only include the PHP CLI, and no FPM or Apache modules. The Alpine builds are lightweight, but may introduce incompatibilities due to their musl builds. Albeit their larger size, the Debian-based (without the "-alpine" suffix) images are more complete, and widely used.

Alpine-based: Lightweight, but may introduce incompatibilities due to their musl builds.
docker pull php:7.4.28-cli-alpine

Debian-based: More compatible with other components, complete, and are widely used.
docker pull php:7.4.28-cli
PHP CLI + Web Server Integration
These container images include PHP CLI, and a web server integration. FPM container images can be integrated with web servers such as Nginx, Caddy, and Apache with Event MPM. The Apache container images include Apache web server, integrating PHP as an Apache module.

Alpine-based: Lightweight, but may introduce incompatibilities due to their musl builds.
docker pull php:7.4.28-fpm-alpine

Debian-based ZTS Apache: Includes Apache web server integrating PHP as an Apache module.
docker pull php:7.4.28-apache

Debian-based NTS FPM: PHP-FPM, can be integrated with Nginx, Caddy, and other web servers over Fast CGI.
docker pull php:7.4.28-fpm

ChangeLog

Filter

Commit List

Christoph M. Becker

  • Fix openssl_x509_checkpurpose_basic.phpt in 98175fc7f1
  • macOS 10.14 runners are no longer available via Azure Pipeline in 6d5f2ba78d
  • Fix #81708: UAF due to php_filter_float() failing for ints in dce5e561a6

Derick Rethans

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