From:  zaunere@gmail.com (Hans Z)
Date:  18 Sep 2013 07:42:57 Hong Kong Time
Newsgroup:  news.php.net/php.internals.win
Subject:  

Re: [INTERNALS-WIN] Full x64 for Windows Update????

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Hi,

On Tue, Sep 17, 2013 at 4:12 PM, Pierre Joye  wrote:

> hi,
>
>
> On Tue, Sep 17, 2013 at 10:58 AM, Jorge F. Hernandez  >wrote:
>
> >  Hello Pierre,
> >
> > I understand you guys are getting annoyed with me asking the same
> > question over and over again, but as you might recall, first I got a
> > "Probably in version 5.5" 5.5 came out and it's just experimental, most
> > of the x64 capabilities are not available, like memory_limit, then you
> guys
> > told me "Maybe in version 5.6", all I'm asking is for an update
> saying:"we are at 25%, 50%,
> > 75% of all the work that needs to be done, we plan it to be ready by
> > xx/xx/xxxx" or something like that.
> >
> > I hope you also understand me, I'm just a Linux guy that wants to throw
> > in my manager's face that PHP is better than ASP in Windows.
> >
>
>
> x64 won't make it necessary better. It won't be much faster, if at all.
>
> The only thing that x64 will bring is large integer support, large file
> support and the likes.
>

The other thing is trying to use x64 SQL Server (and possibly DB2) client
libraries in server environments.  After dealing with the first, I
basically skipped the second :)


> From a performance point of view we are in a pretty good shape now:
>
>
> http://blog.syntaxc4.net/post/2013/06/20/php-5-5-0-for-windows-released.aspx
>
> It is already very good in 5.4 and simply gets better in 5.5 :)
>
> As of the % of the work being done, we are at 5%.
>

Best,

H