Results: Minimum Requirements for TYPO3 v9


(Susi Moog) #1

For the full discussion see Minimum Requirements for TYPO3 v9

PHP 7.1

Pro

  • We can use nullable types (together with strict typing for more consistency)
  • EOL of PHP 7.0 is this year, TYPO3 9 LTS available fall next year
  • Finally fix long file paths in Windows problem (!)

Con

  • Distribution support may be limited
Distribution support
  • Ubuntu 18.04: yes
  • Debian 9: no (EOL probably 2020) - Through dotdeb / ppa available
  • SLES: no
  • RHEL: no (but: PHP 5.4.16 - so let’s forget about that fast)
  • Fedora: yes (next stable)

MySQL 5.7

Pro

  • Supports json types (doctrine does, too - as long as the dbms does [oracle, postgres, sqlserver && mysql > 5.6])
  • Doctrine support (either 5.0 or 5.7)

see http://docs.doctrine-project.org/projects/doctrine-dbal/en/latest/reference/types.html#json

Con

Distribution support
  • Ubuntu: yes
  • SLES: yes (download from mysql directly)
  • RHEL: yes (download from mysql directly)
  • Fedora: yes

Drop IE support

Pro

  • use more native JS functionality
  • Reduce complexity / overhead

Con

  • last version of IE (supported until 2020 / 2025)

General Remarks

  • 7LTS / 8LTS will be around for quite some time being supported on all major linux distributions

Vote:

  • PHP 7.2
  • PHP 7.1
  • PHP 7.0 (current 8 requirement)
  • I don’t care

0 voters

  • MySQL 5.7
  • MySQL 5.5 (current 8 requirement)
  • MySQL 5.0
  • I don’t care

0 voters

  • Drop IE 11 support
  • Keep IE 11 support
  • I don’t care

0 voters


(Stefan Neufeind) #2

Let’s please make sure that a current version of mariadb (10.x) works as well. It’s “mostly” compatible to newer MySQL-versions. Some distributions move to mariadb and the community moved as well.


(Andreas Wolf) #3

Let’s please make sure that a current version of mariadb (10.x) works as well. It’s “mostly” compatible to newer MySQL-versions. Some distributions move to mariadb and the community moved as well.

+1


(Susi Moog) #4

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