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PHPMulti Threading Extension


With pthreads v3 pthreads can only be loaded when using the cli SAPI, thus it is a good practice to keep the extension=pthreads.so directive in php-cli.ini ONLY, if you are using PHP7 and Pthreads v3.

If you are using Wamp on Windows, you have to configure the extension in php.ini :

Open php\php.ini and add:


Concerning Linux users, you have to replace .dll by .so:


You can directly execute this command to add it to php.ini (change /etc/php.ini with your custom path)

echo "extension=pthreads.so" >> /etc/php.ini