[CentOS] php53 and mcrypt

Fri Apr 15 12:42:57 UTC 2011
Phil Schaffner <Philip.R.Schaffner at NASA.gov>

Rainer Traut wrote on 04/15/2011 07:55 AM:
> Yeah, I had the same problem with missing php_mcrypt. ;)
> I did a full rebuild of php53 with patched spec so that it produces
> php53_mcrypt but that is not very elegant.
> The more elegant way to do it is to make an rpm for only the missing
> modules like EPEL's "php-extras".
> So I'm interested in this, too.

Another possibility is using what IUS has already done and installing 
php53u packages.  See the following CentOS forum thread for details: