[CentOS-devel] RE: [CentOS] PHP 5.2 for CentOS 5.x

Wed Jun 25 09:48:16 UTC 2008
Johnny Hughes <johnny at centos.org>

Ghosty wrote:
> Karanbir Singh wrote:
>> Bleier Thomas wrote:
>>> Hi,
>>> ok - now I'm on the centos-devel list... :-)
>>> I have a small system hosting two MediaWiki's which are occasionally hit
>>> by a few users - its currently running CentOS 5.0, I plan to update it
>>> to 5.2 in the next days, and I could install PHP 5.2 for testing since
>>> it's not a mission-critical site. Since it's a virtual machine, I could
>>> also do the first steps in a "lab-like" environment on a copy.
>>> Would that be helpful?
>> Sounds good
>> Over the next few days I'll get a testing php package setup and drop 
>> in an email here.
>> - KB
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> This will be an unofficial build (upstream it's still 5.1.6), so I want 
> to open up the suggestion box a bit further ...
> Anyone here tried to build it already with suhosin? Built several php 
> versions up to 5.2.x (not exactly sure which versions I could not get 
> built), found some instructions and spec files online, but when I start 
> patching it with suhosin it blows up in my face.(I have merely basic rpm 
> building skills) Will provide some more info tomorrow when I am at work 
> if anyone is interested?
> For people that do not know suhosin: 
> http://www.hardened-php.net/suhosin/ , for the full security you should 
> have the extension AND the patch (the extension is findable for 5.1.6 in 
> rpm format but not the patched version, which is already default in 
> freebsd, gentoo and debian as far as I know ... )

I have built a version of php-suhosin and it is in the testing repo.  It 
would have to be rebuilt with on the new version.

This is just the "module" of suhosin, but that provides most of the 
functionality and can be installed on unmodified php.


Johnny Hughes

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