[CentOS] Switching to php53

Sun May 1 07:50:41 UTC 2011
John R. Dennison <jrd at gerdesas.com>

On Sun, May 01, 2011 at 08:19:49AM +0100, Lucian wrote:
> It's not really that risky, just rpm -e --nodeps and then yum install
> php53 packages.

Do not follow this advice at all; it will most likely wreck your server.

Contact Plesk support or your hosting provider's support department and
ask them about upgrading php.  Plesk, like most control panels,
integrates quite tightly into your system; replacing the system default
php-5.1.6 with the php53 optional package may not be supported for your

The truth is, when all is said and done, one does not teach a subject, one
teaches a student how to learn it.  Teaching may look like administering a
dose, but even a dose must be worked on by the body if it is to cure.  Each
individual must cure his or her own ignorance.

-- Jacques Barzun (30 November 1907-), French-born American scholar,
   historian, critic and teacher, "Reasons to De-Test the Schools,"
   New York Times, 11 October 1988
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