[CentOS] Re: PHP 5.2 for CentOS 5.x
John R Pierce
pierce at hogranch.com
Tue Jun 24 17:40:00 UTC 2008
Tony Mountifield wrote:
> I always get frustrated with apps requiring the latest and greatest
> versions of PHP, etc., before they are made available for the major
> Is it that the very newest feature is really indispensable and the app
> can't possibly make do without it, or just because the developer has the
> bleeding-edge version on his own box and doesn't make the effort to test
> his app with more mainstream versions?
totally. its the new/shiny syndrome. more than once, I've found 1-2
simple 1-line fixes enabled a newer version of a given PHP app to run on
an older version of PHP.
sadly, much of the OSS community seem to think that stable enterprise
distributions like RHEL and SuSE are evil incarnate, second only to
Microsoft (which they inevitably spell with a $).
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