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

TR signup at misanthrope.co.uk
Sun Feb 21 10:59:17 UTC 2010


On 18/02/2010 13:06, Robert P. J. Day wrote:
>
>    i've just started looking after a (virtual) centos 5.4 server that's
> hosted at rackspace and, unsurprisingly, it was set up with all the
> standard defaults.  part of the work i'll be doing involves php and,
> as i read it, the standard php version with centos 5.4 is php-5.1.
>
>    if i *wanted* to move up to a more recent version (say, php-5.3),
> obviously, i'd need to go outside the limits of the standard centos
> yum repos.  in my travels, i ran across this site:
>
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The CentOS testing repository has php-5.2 available if this would 
be any use to you.

See here for instructions:-

http://wiki.centos.org/HowTos/PHP_5.1_To_5.2

http://blog.bit-matrix.com/2009/10/22/how-to-install-php-52-on-centos-5/



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