[CentOS] Switching to php53

Sun May 1 10:47:56 UTC 2011
Dave Cross <davorg at gmail.com>

On 1 May 2011 09:40, Dave Cross <davorg at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 1 May 2011 08:50, John R. Dennison <jrd at gerdesas.com> wrote:
>> 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
>> environment.
> This is exactly what worried me. Thanks for confirming my fears.

Some quick research reveals that it's likely to break Plesk horribly.


I think I'll wait for Centos 6 (and for Plesk to certify it).

Thanks for all the help.


Dave Cross :: dave at dave.org.uk