Version History of PHP 5.5.6

Core:

  • Improved performance of array_merge() and func_get_args() by eliminating useless copying.
  • Fixed bug #65947 (basename is no more working after fgetcsv in certain situation).
  • Fixed bug #65939 (Space before ";" breaks php.ini parsing).
  • Fixed bug #65911 (scope resolution operator - strange behavior with $this).
  • Fixed bug #65936 (dangling context pointer causes crash).

FPM:

  • Changed default listen() backlog to 65535.

JSON:

  • Fixed bug #64874 (json_decode handles whitespace incorrectly).

MySQLi:

  • Fixed bug #66043 (Segfault calling bind_param() on mysqli).

OPCache:

  • Increased limit for opcache.max_accelerated_files to 1,000,000.
  • Fixed issue #115 (path issue when using phar).
  • Fixed issue #149 (Phar mount points not working with OPcache enabled).

ODBC:

  • Fixed bug #65950 (Field name truncation if the field name is bigger than 32 characters).

PDO:

  • Fixed bug #66033 (Segmentation Fault when constructor of PDO statement throws an exception).
  • Fixed bug #65946 (sql_parser permanently converts values bound to strings).

Standard:

  • Fixed bug #64760 (var_export() does not use full precision for floating-point numbers).