PHP 8.2.0RC5: Downloads, Changelog, News

Release Information

PHP Version
PHP 8.2
Release Date
Release Type
Bug Fix Release
Release Status
Use PHP 8.2.18 instead
Branch Status

PHP 8.2.0RC5 is an old release of PHP 8.2 series. Using the latest version PHP 8.2.18 is highly recommended.
PHP 8.2 continues to receive bug fixes and security fixes until 2024-12-08.


Source Code

Git Clone
Use Git to clone the 8.2.0RC5 tag from the PHP Git repository.
git clone --depth 1 --branch php-8.2.0RC5
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

Non-Thread Safe Builds
Non-Thread Safe (NTS) builds are single-threaded PHP builds. They can be used on web servers that integrate PHP over FastCGI protocol, such as Nginx, Caddy, and IIS.
Thread-Safe Builds
Thread-Safe (TS) builds are multi-thread PHP builds, often used to integrate PHP as a Server API for multithreaded servers. The most common use case is using PHP as an Apache module.

Docker/Podman Containers

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:8.2.0RC5-cli-alpine

Debian-based: More compatible with other components, complete, and are widely used.
docker pull php:8.2.0RC5-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:8.2.0RC5-fpm-alpine

Debian-based ZTS Apache: Includes Apache web server integrating PHP as an Apache module.
docker pull php:8.2.0RC5-apache

Debian-based NTS FPM: PHP-FPM, can be integrated with Nginx, Caddy, and other web servers over Fast CGI.
docker pull php:8.2.0RC5-fpm

Commit List

Adam Saponara

  • Fix GH-9709: Guard against current_execute_data==NULL in is_handle_exception_set in 45e224cf51

Arnaud Le Blanc

  • Restore extra_named_params when restoring frozen call stack in 86e1fea39a
  • Fix crash when memory limit is exceeded during generator initialization in 26c7c82d32


Bob Weinand

  • Fixed missing run_time_cache for preloaded arena allocated internal functions in 5e9654be03

Christoph M. Becker

  • Fix potential heap corruption due to alignment mismatch in 7e14d2466a
  • Fix GH-9720: Null pointer dereference while serializing the response in e440e37fa8
  • Fix GH-9372: HY010 when binding overlong parameter in f5aaa8f187
  • Fix #81739: OOB read due to insufficient validation in imageloadfont() in d50532be91
  • Update new test to use EXTENSIONS section instead of SKIPIF in b4fb66463b

David Carlier

  • Fix GH-9653: does not inconditionally support copy_file_range on older kernels in c15fe51918

Derick Rethans

  • Updated to version 2022.5 (2022e) in 24963be8ef
  • Empty merge in 0ff07838ed
  • Updated to version 2022.5 (2022e) in 577b904fdc
  • Fixed GH-9763: DateTimeZone ctr mishandles input and adds null byte if the argument is an offset larger than 100*60 minutes in 7b48053293
  • Update NEWS in 41a6a298d9
  • Test for bug #78055 (DatePeriod's getRecurrences and ->recurrences don't match) in 011b7f9840

Dmitry Stogov

Gabriel Caruso

George Peter Banyard

Ilija Tovilo

  • Fix failing date test in 4e8a6554cb
  • Fix cli server blocking on accept when using multiple workers in d52f0451ad
  • Revert incorrect PHP-7.4 version constants in 8b919c3175
  • Fix user path in test in 537a104f14

Jakub Zelenka

  • Clean up OpenSSL engine list when OpenSSL 1.0.2 used in 1ef65c1cf0
  • Fix GH-8430: OpenSSL compiled with old disgests does not build in fa1b6ab5db
  • Fix OpenSSL conflicting merge for compilation issue with old digests in 3e2184f795
  • Fix bug GH-9779: stream_copy_to_stream fail when dest in append mode in b732d80329

Kévin Dunglas

Pierrick Charron

Stanislav Malyshev

Tim Düsterhus

  • Update to actions/checkout@v3 in GH-9759
  • Update to actions/checkout@v3 (PHP-8.1) in 8cd1b837c1
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