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PHP Minor Version + Xdebug Update for August 2018

Latest version updates to PHP

In August 2018, Azure App Service will update the PHP stacks to the latest available versions. For information on the changes in the new versions, please see the change logs on the PHP website.

PHP Version Change log


Additionally, the Xdebug binaries will be updated.  This includes adding Xdebug support for PHP 7.1 and 7.2.

PHP Version Xdebug path
5.6 D:\devtools\xdebug\2.5.5\php_5.6\php_xdebug-2.5.5-5.6-vc11-nts.dll
7.0 x86 D:\devtools\xdebug\2.6.0\php_7.0\php_xdebug-2.6.0-7.0-vc14-nts.dll
7.0 x64 D:\devtools\xdebug\2.6.0\php_7.0\php_xdebug-2.6.0-7.0-vc14-nts-x86_64.dll
7.1 x86 (new) D:\devtools\xdebug\2.6.0\php_7.1\php_xdebug-2.6.0-7.1-vc14-nts.dll
7.1 x64 (new) D:\devtools\xdebug\2.6.0\php_7.1\php_xdebug-2.6.0-7.1-vc14-nts-x86_64.dll
7.2 x86 (new) D:\devtools\xdebug\2.6.0\php_7.2\php_xdebug-2.6.0-7.2-vc15-nts.dll
7.2 x64 (new) D:\devtools\xdebug\2.6.0\php_7.2\php_xdebug-2.6.0-7.2-vc15-nts-x86_64.dll


Please note that the paths for the xdebug.dll will be changing to the paths in the chart above. This means that the old Xdebug paths will be removed. These old paths include:

Xdebug path being removed

See the Xdebug blog post for more information on how to use Xdebug for PHP.