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PHP 5.2.15 Release Announcement

The PHP development team would like to announce the immediate availability of PHP 5.2.15. This release marks the end of support for PHP 5.2. All users of PHP 5.2 are encouraged to upgrade to PHP 5.3.

This release focuses on improving the security and stability of the PHP 5.2.x branch with a small number, of predominatly security fixes.

Security Enhancements and Fixes in PHP 5.2.15:

Key enhancements in PHP 5.2.15 include:

To prepare for upgrading to PHP 5.3, now that PHP 5.2's support ended, a migration guide available on, details the changes between PHP 5.2 and PHP 5.3.

For a full list of changes in PHP 5.2.15 see the ChangeLog at

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