[CentOS] how to push the bounds and get newer packages for centos 5.4?

Gary Greene ggreene at minervanetworks.com
Thu Feb 18 23:44:00 UTC 2010


On 2/18/10 1:31 PM, "Kai Schaetzl" <maillists at conactive.com> wrote:

> Les Mikesell wrote on Thu, 18 Feb 2010 08:02:20 -0600:
> 
>> remi (up to date ocsinventory-server, php, mysql)
> 
> The problem with remi's nice (!) and recommended repo is that he just
> builds the latest php (5.3.x). That may be possible for 20% of
> installations, the other 80% may not work on it. I found the solution for
> 5.2.x in using the ius repo. It also has a convincing concept of not
> replacing the base php rpms. They have named their packages different, so
> that there wont be a conflict. And it works.
> 
> Kai

I do much the same for Perl stuff at work (I build a custom build of Perl
and friends so as not to break my system Perl with cpan....)



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