On 4/29/20 5:00 PM, Carl Hartung wrote:
On Wed, 29 Apr 2020 08:16:30 +0200
Mathias Homann wrote:
> Hi all,
> I'm running wordpress on two Leap 15.1 systems, but (from the built
> in health check in WP 5.4):
> "Your site is running an older version of PHP (7.2.5)
> PHP is the programming language used to build and maintain WordPress.
> Newer versions of PHP are faster and more secure, so staying up to
> date will help your site’s overall performance and security. The
> minimum recommended version of PHP is 7.3."
This is ok, think of this like kernel packages where version numbers
don't matter so much. SUSE's packaging team will backport any security
fixes from 7.3 to 7.2
It's a bit startling seeing WP and Leap 15.1 mentioned in the same
sentence, particularly given the aforementioned 'health check' (what a
Are these dev / test / learning or production WP installations?
If the latter, you might want to consider choosing a distribution which
is focused on supporting LTS web hosting environments, even if through
using something like Docker.
Leap should work fine as an LTS hosting environment (if you are happy to
upgrade onceish a year to the next Leap point version) Leap uses the
same php packages as SUSE Linux Enterprise.
Simon Lees (Simotek) http://simotek.net
Emergency Update Team keybase.io/simotek
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