• Migrating from PHP 5.2.x to PHP
  • Other changes

  • Other changes
  • Other changes

    Other changes

    • SplFileInfo::getpathinfo() now returns
      information about the path name.
    • SplObjectStorage now has ArrayAccess support.
      It is now also possible to store associative information with
      objects in SplObjectStorage.
    • In the GD extension,
      there is now pixelation support available through the imagefilter() function.
    • var_dump() output now includes private object
    • session_start() now returns
      FALSE when session startup
    • property_exists() now checks the existence of
      a property independent of accessibility (like method_exists()).
    • Stream wrappers can now be used by include_path.
    • The initial parameter for array_reduce() can now be of any
    • The directory functions opendir(), scandir(), and
      dir() now use the default stream context if
      no explicit context is passed.
    • crypt() now has Blowfish and extended DES
      support, and crypt() features are now 100% portable.
      PHP has its own internal crypt implementation which drops into
      place when support for crypt or crypt_r is not
    • getopt() now accepts “long options” on all
      platforms. Optional values and = as a separator for short
      options are now supported.
    • fopen() has a new mode option (n),
      which passes O_NONBLOCK to the
      underlying open() system call. Note that this mode is not
      currently supported on Windows.
    • getimagesize() now supports icon files
    • The mhash extension have
      moved to PECL, but the Hash extension have been modified to support mhash if
      PHP is compiled with –with-mhash. Note that the Hash
      extension does not require the mhash library to be available
      whether or not the mhash emulation is enabled.