Phalcon v4.0.3 released

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We are very happy to announce the release of Phalcon v4.0.3, a maintenance release.

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This release focused mostly on bug fixes reported by the community, as well as some maintenance tasks. Some work has been put towards 4.1 although not merged into the relevant branch.

Huge thanks to our contributors that reported issues, offered input as well as submitted pull requests with additions and corrections!

NOTE: You can always check our roadmap and the status of our active sprint in our project page:


Supported PHP Versions: 7.2, 7.3, 7.4


  • Fixed Phalcon\Db\Adapter\Pdo\Mysql Tinyint(1) is handled as boolean under MySql #14708
  • Fixed Phalcon\Mvc\View\Engine\Volt to produce the correct order of variables for the join filter #14771
  • Fixed Phalcon\Storage\Adapter\Stream::getKeys() bug in the absence of a directory with a prefix name #14725, #14721
  • Fixed Phalcon\Debug::onUncaughtException Should accept \Throwable instead of \Exception as an argument #14738
  • Fixed Phalcon\Validation\ValidatorFactory Should return Phalcon\Validation\ValidatorInterface 14749
  • Fixed Phalcon\Mvc\Model\Binder to now correctly call has and set on the cache object #14743
  • Fixed Phalcon\Session\Adapter\Stream and Phalcon\Storage\Adapter\Stream to correctly handle simultaneous read/write #14694
  • Fixed Phalcon\Config\ConfigFactory to always add the correct extension #14756


The packages in are being updated (at the time of this post) and will be ready soon. You will need to use the mainline repository to install v4.0.3. You can also download the zip file, as well as DLLs for Windows, from our release page here.

You can also clone the repository and checkout the tag, and then run

zephir fullclean
zephir build

to install the new extension. Detailed installation instructions can be found in our documentation page.

Note: It might take a bit of time for the DEB and RPM packages to be built from when this blog post is published.

Thank you

Once again a huge thank you to all of our contributors! You guys have helped us a lot. You can help us even more by installing this version and testing it. If you find bugs, please report them in our Github Issues page. Alternatively you can always join us in our Discord server or our Forum.

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