PHP 8.1.0 RC5 review

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This is a PHP module for the Apache web server included in Mac OS X.

License: Freeware
OS: Mac OS X
File size: 48980K
Developer: Marc Liyanage
Price: $0.00
Updated: 03 Nov 2021
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This is a PHP module for the Apache web server included in Mac OS X.

PHP is a server-side, cross-platform scripting language.

PHP is a widely-used general-purpose scripting language that is especially suited for Web development and can be embedded into HTML.

This particular build of the module is based on the most recent version 5.0.4 of the software. It runs on Mac OS X versions 10.3 and 10.4. Up-to-date packages of PHP 4 are available for Mac OS X 10.3 and 10.4, but only security fixes are applied, no new features are added. There is an outdated PHP 4 module for Mac OS X 10.2, but that one is not maintained at all and has serious security issues.

The module includes support for:

• the MySQL and PostgreSQL databases
• the PDFLib PDF library
• the cURL library for various communications protocols
• the GD image creation library (with PNG, JPEG, PostScript Type 1 and TrueType font options).
• the expat XML parser and WDDX support
• XSLT transformations
• LDAP access
• the IMAP client library
• FTP client access
• exif digital camera image metadata support
• transparent session id propagation (--enable-trans-sid) option
• mcrypt encryption functions
• sockets extension (experimental!)
• iODBC database support
• XML-RPC support (back in after I had to remove it in a previous release)
• mhash support
• GNU gettext
• CLI Version.

What's New:
Now a universal binary
Many more enhancements.

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