php-ast on PHP 8.2 (Windows)

php-ast by nikic exposes the abstract syntax tree generated by PHP 7 and 8 — nikic currently only provides pre-built Windows DLLs up to PHP v8.1, and building it yourself can be a minor hassle. So here’s a collection of pre-built DLLs for PHP 8.0 - 8.2 (ts/nts)

April 4, 2023 · 1 min · 49 words · Sammy

A quick(ish) fix for expired GPG repo keys

This’ll be a short post, more for my own reference than anything else! When running sudo apt update, I got the following error: Err:8 stable InRelease The following signatures were invalid: EXPKEYSIG 23E7166788B63E1E Yarn Packaging <[email protected]> [...] W: An error occurred during the signature verification. The repository is not updated and the previous index files will be used. GPG error: stable InRelease: The following signatures were invalid: EXPKEYSIG 23E7166788B63E1E Yarn Packaging <yarn@dan....

March 22, 2023 · 1 min · 142 words · Sammy

My head hurts

Ole Hedeager, CC BY-SA 4.0, via Wikimedia Commons Content Warning: suicide/self-harm This post was adapted from a mixture of an old blog post, and something I posted on my Wikipedia user page. According to my site views, nearly 150 unique visitors saw my (now removed) blog post the other day - normally I’d be pretty happy about that, but the post yesterday really wasn’t great. It’s not that it was badly written, but on reading it back today it just isn’t the type of post I want to making....

September 4, 2021 · 4 min · 836 words · Sammy

Failed to enable crypto stream_socket_client() error after upgrading PHP

I just upgraded the version of PHP on the server running this blog, and popped over to /wp-admin/site-health.php to check for any errors. There were a few, the main one which caught my eye being The REST API encountered an error. For the Google results, that error message in text is: The REST API request failed due to an error. Error: stream_socket_client(): SSL operation field with code 1. OpenSSL Error messages: error:14094410:SSL routines:ssl3_read_bytes:sslv3 alert handshake failure stream_socket_client(): Failed to enable crypto stream_socket_client(): unable to connect to ssl://words....

June 3, 2021 · 1 min · 130 words · Sammy

Upgrading Apache from PHP 7.3 to PHP 7.4

Okay, I know we’re not upgrading Apache, but y’know what I mean - let’s upgrade a Debian web server using PHP 7.3 to PHP 7.4! I’ll also cover some pointers on if that web server is running WordPress. 0) Assumptions I’m assuming: The server runs Debian 9 (Stretch) or Debian 10 (Buster) with Apache version 2.4.38* (though it should work for other versions) Apache is using the PHP module, not PHP-FPM You have sudo and SSH access You’ve made backups and any sites you’re hosting can tolerate downtime 😉 * You can get this info by running /usr/sbin/apache2 -v...

June 3, 2021 · 5 min · 930 words · Sammy