Finally an open source PHP compiler ! Roadsend was perviously available as a commerical compiler for PHP with prices starting from $129. They seem to have shifted to the OSS model recently, giving free professional licence to their older compiler while they’re working on releasing the precompiled versions of their open source code base.
They currently have the PHP compiler binaries for the following Linux varients – Ubuntu, Debain and Gentoo.
[added] The compiler works only with PHP 4 code as of now.
Roadsend PHP Compiler is an open source, native compiler for the PHP language. It compiles PHP source code to stand alone, native binaries which do not require an interpreter. Roadsend Compiler can build online web applications with Fast/CGI, offline web applications with an embedded web server (MicroServer), desktop GUI applications with PHP-GTK, and console applications. It is available on Linux, Windows, and FreeBSD.
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