[CentOS] CentOS, PHP & OwnCloud/Nextcloud: the version dilemma

Tue Sep 19 18:42:26 UTC 2017
Nux! <nux at li.nux.ro>

Unfortunately the same can be said about Ruby, RoR, Python etc etc etc.

Personally I think it's perfectly reasonable to track Nextcloud upgrades combined with SCL major upgrades once every couple of years.

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----- Original Message -----
> From: "Jonathan Billings" <billings at negate.org>
> To: "CentOS mailing list" <centos at centos.org>
> Sent: Tuesday, 19 September, 2017 19:06:55
> Subject: Re: [CentOS] CentOS, PHP & OwnCloud/Nextcloud: the version dilemma

> On Tue, Sep 19, 2017 at 07:59:00PM +0200, rainer at ultra-secure.de wrote:
>> With PHP, I try to stay as close to upstream as possible.
>> If upstream EOLs a version, it's time to upgrade.
>> If you want something stable, don't run PHP.
> Unfortunately, with that philosophy but not much systems management
> experience, you end up with custom-compiled and local installs of PHP
> that get no security updates, particularly as you get version lock-in
> by the web application developers, or when you have a sysadmin move on
> to a new position or company.
> I think the statement "If you want something stable, don't run PHP" is
> a very wise statement though.
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> Jonathan Billings <billings at negate.org>
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