How to install PHP 8.2 RC on Mac
PHP 8.2 is scheduled to be released on the 24th of Nov, 2022. Of course, meanwhile, you may test the new features, syntax changes, and other improvements in your local environment.
In this article, we are going to see how you can start playing with PHP 8.2 RC on your Mac. First, ensure that Brew is installed and up-to-date by running:
Next, install the repository of formulae that contains PHP 8.2:
brew tap shivammathur/php
Finally, install PHP 8.2 and start using it by running:
brew install firstname.lastname@example.org brew link --overwrite --force email@example.com
You may now double-check that you are indeed using PHP 8.2 by running:
php -v // PHP 8.2.0-dev (cli) (built: Jun 29 2022 00:22:19) (NTS) // Copyright (c) The PHP Group // Zend Engine v4.2.0-dev, Copyright (c) Zend Technologies // with Zend OPcache v8.2.0-dev, Copyright (c), by Zend Technologies
Of course, help the PHP development team by reporting any issues found in the bug reporting system. And please, do not use this version in production.
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