Posts for September, 2010

Upgrading PHP 5.2 to 5.3 – Bad Move

September 5, 2010 Posted in PHP

Update: please see my new post: PHP 5.3 Isn’t That Bad

MediaWiki doesn’t like PHP 5.2.8, I had to upgrade PHP to install MediaWiki. PortUpgrade upgraded PHP to 5.3.3 successfully, but it got problems while upgrading PHP modules, it’s mainly caused by the change of PCRE package which became part of PHP on FreeBSD since 5.3. If you need to upgrade to PHP 5.3.x, make sure you read /usr/ports/UPDATING and this thread.
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