[lug] CentOS and newer packages

Jason Vallery jason at vallery.net
Thu Jan 11 16:50:17 MST 2007

CentOS has an additional yum repository that offers newer packages.  The
main release is a mirror of Red Hat EL, so to stay compatible they use downl
evel versions of PHP/MYSQL.

See: http://mirror.centos.org/centos/4/centosplus/Readme.txt

You can get PHP 5, MySQL 5, and newer kernel versions.


On 1/11/07, karl horlen <horlenkarl at yahoo.com> wrote:
> I'm looking at installing CentOS on a server (seen in
> a previous post).
> Upon checking out their site, it appears that the
> latest version for DL does not have current php or
> mysql packages that i need to run on my webserver.
> Can i obtain newer mysql and php packages for the
> current release?
> If so where and how?  I'm hoping that I don't have to
> compile them but if so that's ok.
> Sorry if these are simple questions but I am new to
> CentOS.
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