[CentOS] PHP package versions

Fri Nov 3 05:13:59 UTC 2017
Andrew Holway <andrew.holway at gmail.com>

> http://php.net/eol.php says that PHP 5.5 and 5.4 are EOL, but a freshly
> installed Centos 7 box, then fully upgraded, gives me PHP 5.4.16-42.el7.
> What do people do about maintaining current versions of software on a
> variety of machines?

If you need more up to date versions of PHP then these can be installed
using the Redhat maintained Software Collections repository.


I've been using this system for up to date Python, PHP and Node versions
for a good while and have found it reliable.