Compile PHP From Scratch on Ubuntu WSL With PHPBrew

Today’s inspiration comes from Ross Bulat’s story: True PHP7 Multi-Threading: How to Rebuild PHP and use pthreads.

Ross’s writes about installing PHP from scratch using Phpbrew (Github) on Debian and CentOS. On today’s story, I will cover installing PHP with the help of Phpbrew, on the Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic Beaver LTS release, provided by Microsoft on the Windows Store as a Windows Subsystem for Linux distribution.

I plan to use Visual Studio Code’s suite of Remote Development extensions for development, which allow