Software Update: PHP 4.3.3

It took some effort for the developers of PHP, but finally there is version 4.3.3 of this popular Hypertext Preprocessor. A lot has been improved, everyone is recommended to upgrade so that websites can be tinkered with in complete safety and with some extra features:

  • Improved the engine to use POSIX/socket IO where feasible.
  • Fixed several potentially hazardous integer and buffer overflows.
  • Fixed corruption of multibyte character including 0x5c as second byte in multipart/form-data.
  • Fixed each() to be binary safe for keys.
  • Major improvements to the NSAPI SAPI.
  • Improvements to the IMAP extension.
  • Improvements to the InterBase extension.
  • Added DBA handler ‘inifile’ to support ini files.
  • Added long options into CLI & CGI (eg –version).
  • Added a new parameter to preg_match*() that can be used to specify the starting offset in the subject string to match from.
  • Upgraded the bundled Expat library to version 1.95.6
  • Upgraded the bundled PCRE library to version 4.3
  • Upgraded the bundled GD library to version GD 2.0.15
  • Over 100 various bug fixes!

[break]Anyone who would like to know exactly what has changed is welcome this read the changelog. Those who prefer to start coding again as soon as possible should here click.

Version number 4.3.3
Website PHP.net
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License type Freeware