I took a stab at deploying 5.0.2 and ran into a server error 500. The clean upload and apache restart throws the below error in the log. Pulse 5.0.1 and 4 work fine from the same server. Set permissions and ownership as well, in case someone asks. Ubuntu 16.04 LAMP running php 7.
Thu Feb 01 14:33:47.660160 2018] [:error] [pid 3267] [client x.x.x.x:50631] PHP Warning: require_once(/var/www/www.xxx.com/pulsecore/dispatcher.php): failed to open stream: No such file or directory in /var/www/www.xxx.com/pulsecore/bootstrap.php on line 10
[Thu Feb 01 14:33:47.660404 2018] [:error] [pid 3267] [client x.x.x.x:50631] PHP Fatal error: require_once(): Failed opening required '/var/www/www.xxx.com/pulsecore/dispatcher.php' (include_path='.:/usr/share/php') in /var/www/www.xxx.com/pulsecore/bootstrap.php on line 10