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PHP minor version and Xdebug update for August 2018 in App Service

Wednesday, July 18, 2018

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, see the following 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

Note that the paths for xdebug.dll will change to the paths in the preceding table. The following old Xdebug paths will be removed:


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

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