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Upgrading to PHP 5.4

Discussion in 'EasyApache' started by tmorton2, Dec 11, 2012.

  1. tmorton2

    tmorton2 Member

    Oct 11, 2012
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    Hey Everyone,

    I thought I would post this because I just spent a few hours tracking this down: If you currently have a version of PHP 5 configured on your server with register_globals enabled in php.ini, PHP 5.4 will fail silently. I had PHP 5.3 with register_globals enabled (had an osCommerce install), and after I built PHP 5.4.9 through EasyApache, WHM did not detect any version of PHP, and so I couldn't activate it in the Confiure PHP screen. Running `php --version` from the command line produced no output.

    Eventually I found that /home/cpeasyapache/src/error_log contained "[11-Dec-2012 01:47:54 America/Los_Angeles] PHP Fatal error: Directive 'register_globals' is no longer available in PHP in Unknown on line 0". I edited /usr/local/lib/php.ini, removed register_globals, and everything started working perfectly.

    Just a heads up!
  2. kernow

    kernow Well-Known Member

    Jul 23, 2004
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    Just upgraded to php 5.4 using suhosin dev version but getting error about missing imagick
    pecl install imagick
    fails with loads of errors.
    So found it in no-debug-non-zts-20090626 and cp to no-debug-non-zts-20100525 restarted Apache, but no error still there.
    #2 kernow, Dec 11, 2012
    Last edited: Dec 11, 2012

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