[CentOS] centos 5 and php53

Mon Oct 15 05:30:32 UTC 2012
Patrick Lists <centos-list at puzzled.xs4all.nl>

On 10/15/2012 07:18 AM, John R Pierce wrote:
> so whats the scoop on PHP53 for CentOS 5?
> I have a long running webserver, runs a bunch of mostly php+postgresql
> stuff, mostly hobby sites (clubs and local scout troops and such).   has
> latest updates to php 5.2.10-xx  but I want to install something thats
> insisting on php53.   If I try and yum install php53, it says it
> conflicts with php-5.2.10 ...
> ok, do I remove the old PHP and install the one one?     does that stand
> a reasonable chance of not blowing up in my face?

Iirc the php 5.3 packages from the IUS repo are the ones you need. Not 
sure if it's an update or parallel install (I just went to CentOS 6). 
There might be security and other implications when going from 5.2 to 
5.3. Iirc php.net has some docs on this subject.