Monday, September 02, 2013

Getting ready for the faster HHVM (hiphop php) version

UPDATE: Now you can install "Kimchi" release as of 6-Sep-2013 

HHVM (hiphop php) is getting ready for a faster version with the following changes

I have built a preview version as of Sep-1-2013, which can be easily installed on your system.

Steps to Upgrade from 2.1.0 on CentOS-6.x / RHEL-6.x

1. Make sure you have enabled repository as mentioned in this blog post.

2. Update hiphop-php

[nareshv@fallenangel ~]$ sudo yum install hiphop-php-
Total download size: 19 M
Is this ok [y/N]: y
Downloading Packages:
hiphop-php-                                                                                                                                          |  19 MB     00:00     
Running rpm_check_debug
Running Transaction Test
Transaction Test Succeeded
Running Transaction
  Updating   : hiphop-php-   1/2 
  Cleanup    : hiphop-php-2.1.210-4.el6.x86_64     2/2 
  Verifying  : hiphop-php-   1/2 
  Verifying  : hiphop-php-2.1.210-4.el6.x86_64     2/2 

  hiphop-php.x86_64 0:                                                                                                                                                                 


3. Check the version of new Hiphop

[nareshv@fallenangel ~]$ /usr/bin/hhvm --version
HipHop VM v2.1.0-dev (rel)
Compiler: heads/master-0-ged8774975e0c017b8baf09d1547d769b26c5f278
Repo schema: d74c9a7e6b05d0018945a73ae5567bafa294f29d

NOTES:Be sure to test this preview release on your testing environment before using it on production.


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