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Zephir 0.13.0

25 March 2021

We are happy to announce the immediate release of Zephir 0.13.0.

This new release supports PHP 7.4 and PHP 8.0, which is a big milestone!




  • Dropped support of PHP <= 7.4 versions #2111
  • Removed call of generate command inside compile call #2150
  • Removed call of compile command inside install call #2150


  • Fixed parameters type detection in methods/functions (PHP >= 8.0 only)
  • Fixed not adding all build directories #2144

Also in versions 0.12.21 and 0.12.20, the following issues were resolved:


  • Fixed path separators in generated config.m4 file on Windows #2153
  • Fixed missing kernel directory at build time ice/framework#271
  • Fixed stubs generation for case with array declaration with square brackets in params
  • Fixed parameters positioning for implode() php function #2120


A huge thank you to the community and contributors!