[CentOS] PHP 7.x on CentOS 7 : which solution ?

Fabian Arrotin arrfab at centos.org
Mon Mar 18 08:43:53 UTC 2019

On 15/03/2019 10:11, Nicolas Kovacs wrote:
> Le 15/03/2019 à 09:29, Michael Schumacher a écrit :
>> I had the same problem a few weeks ago and decided to stick with the 
>> webtatic repository. As our typo3 instance required 7.0, I updated 
>> from php.5.6 to php.7.0 by simply "yum remove php56w ..." and "yum 
>> install php70w ...". Everything went smooth and without problem. 
>> Before I updated, I checked if all used 5.6 packages were available
>> in the 7.0 version.
> After some more experimenting, I decided to opt for the same solution,
> and I went with PHP 7.1.
> I wrote a little blog article on the subject :
> https://www.microlinux.fr/php-71-centos/
> Works like a charm.
> Cheers,
> Niki

Probably late to the party, but why not just using the php 7 packages
built/tested/distributed by CentOS (through SCLs SIG) ?
Or is that because there is no enough documentation (and/or noise about
the fact it's easy to install) about how to enable/use those ?  (just

One example :

Fabian Arrotin
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