[CentOS] Yum and upgrading PHP

m.roth at 5-cent.us m.roth at 5-cent.us
Wed Nov 25 21:00:01 UTC 2009


> Hi Mark,
>
>>> I tried a yum upgrade php so that I could get to either 5.2 or 5.3
>>> (currently 5.1.2) and It says nothing marked for upgrade.
<snip>
>> I'm a little confused: why did you do a yum upgrade php after running
>> yum upgrade; if there was a php package to upgrade in any of the mirrors
>> or repositories you have allowed, it would have already been upgraded.
>
> Well I thought a yum upgrade would get a php update if it was available,
> but there was nothing, so I tried a normal yum upgrade php as it would be
> nice to get to php 5.3.
>
> So must be the mirror I am using doesn't have an upgraded package.

Are you getting extras, and/or updates? I see one mirror with a bunch of
php modules, but not php itself, in updates.

     mark



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