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    [SOLVED] My host can't support SS3 - what version can I install? Link to this post

    Disaster struct today when I found out to my horror that SS 3 requires PHP 5.3.2 and my host provider (who shall remain nameless) only supports 5.2.17 on their basic packages (because of some backwards compatibility issue with other software). humph...

    This is a nightmare for me because I'm very dependant on SilverStripe and I can't easily switch hosts (not in the short run anyway).

    My only option, short term is to install a previous version of Silverstripe that uses PHP 5.2 - looking in the repo I can see that a lot of 2.4 security patches seem to require php 5.32 - now this seems rather odd that a minor release of a software package would require a major upgrade of PHP!

    If I go direct to the 2.4 branch I can see that only requires 5.2 but I have no idea if this incorporates the security patches or not.

    So my question is, what's the latest, most stable version I can install of silverstripe with php 5.2?

    EDIT: answer: 2.4 only - (works with latest security patch for 2.4).

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    Re: [SOLVED] My host can't support SS3 - what version can I install? Link to this post

    By the way, back-porting something coded in version 3 to version 2.4 is no picknick either. I managed it but I had to change both my theme and the 'mysite' code in several places. Not very nice.

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