Why not just compile it yourself?
On Wed, Jun 17, 2009 at 3:34 PM, Shawn McKenzie<nos...@mckenzies.net> wrote:
> Philipp Schaffner wrote:
>> Dear PHP [hard]core expert
>> After "apt-get install php5-dev" on Linux (Debian, Ubuntu, Hardy Heron)
>> with an already existing and functioning PHP5 interpreter "phpinfo()"
>> still shows "PHP Version 5.2.4-2ubuntu5.6". BUT at the same time
>> phpinfo() shows "Build Date: April 17 2009"!
>> This seems incongruent to me! PHP 5.2.4 is from the year 2007!!! Which
>> version of PHP does my server run now? How can I find out in this
>> "mess"? Do I really need to deinstall and reinstall PHP in order to get
>> the right version displayed?
>> Thank you very much for your brief info about this confusion!
>> Philipp Schaffner, Switzerland
> What you installed are development (source) files needed to build PHP
> $ apt-cache show php5-dev
> Version: 5.2.4-2ubuntu5.6
> Description: Files for PHP5 module development
> This package provides the files from the PHP5 source needed for compiling
> additional modules.
> AFAIK you're out of luck on Ubuntu for releases newer than 5.2.4 at the
> moment. Unless you want to add a Debian repository or another third
> party one.
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