CakePHP 4.2.4 Released

The CakePHP core team is happy to announce the immediate availability of CakePHP 4.2.4. This is a maintenance release for the 4.2 branch that fixes several community reported issues.


You can expect the following changes in 4.2.4. See the changelog for every commit.

  • Fix bin/cake routes check not handling redirect routes correctly.
  • Removed a connection flag from the SQLServer driver that is incompatible with pdo_sqlsrv 5.9+.
  • Improved API documentation.
  • Console TableHelper now accepts integers and floats as cell values.
  • Updated documentation for ServerRequest::is() to allow mixed.
  • Improved PHP8 compatibility for silenced errors.
  • Aligned Entity::isEmpty() and Entity::hasValue() to treat '0' as a non-empty value. This aligns the behavior with documentation and original intent.
  • DatabaseSession now uses the session table‚Äôs entity when creating/deleting records.
  • Fixed path handling in FileCache to prevent deleting an empty paths.

Contributors to 4.2.4

Thank you to all the contributors that helped make this release happen:

  • ADmad
  • AdmDevelopment
  • Alexander Volle
  • Mark Story
  • mirko-pagliai
  • mtak3
  • ndm2
  • othercorey

As always, we would like to thank all the contributors that opened issues, created pull requests or updated the documentation.

Download a packaged release on github.