[CentOS] PHP version dilemma

Fri Oct 5 16:58:42 UTC 2012
Brian Mathis <brian.mathis+centos at betteradmin.com>

On Fri, Oct 5, 2012 at 12:57 PM, Todd Cary <todd at aristesoftware.com> wrote:
> I am running Centos 5.8; at least
>     uname -rmi
> gives me centos-release-5-8.el5.centos
> A CMS package is telling me that I need PHP 5.2x, however yum
> update says that I am fully up to date.
> Is there a "safe" way to upgrade PHP to 5.2x?
> Todd

Take a look at the IUS package repo:

It's the one most people use to get PHP updates.  Stay away from the
official "php53" packages distributed with CentOS, as they don't
integrate well with many packages looking for php (it does not
"provide" the "php" capability)

❧ Brian Mathis