Centos Howto Upgrade to PHP 5.3 from 5.2

It's not as simple as "yum install" as you can see below and it doesn't stop there.

yum install php53
Loaded plugins: fastestmirror
Loading mirror speeds from cached hostfile
* rpmforge: mirror.us.leaseweb.net
* extras: centos.mirror.rafal.ca
* updates: centos.mirror.nexicom.net
* base: centos.mirror.nexicom.net
* addons: centos.mirror.nexicom.net
Setting up Install Process
Parsing package install arguments
Resolving Dependencies
--> Running transaction check
---> Package php53.i386 0:5.3.3-22.el5_10 set to be updated
--> Processing Dependency: php53-cli = 5.3.3-22.el5_10 for package: php53
--> Processing Dependency: php53-common = 5.3.3-22.el5_10 for package: php53
--> Running transaction check
---> Package php53-cli.i386 0:5.3.3-22.el5_10 set to be updated
---> Package php53-common.i386 0:5.3.3-22.el5_10 set to be updated
--> Processing Conflict: php53-common conflicts php-common
--> Restarting Dependency Resolution with new changes.
--> Running transaction check
---> Package php-common.i386 0:5.1.6-43.el5_10 set to be updated
--> Processing Dependency: php-common = 5.1.6-27.el5_5.3 for package: php-mysql
--> Processing Dependency: php-common = 5.1.6-27.el5_5.3 for package: php-cli
--> Processing Dependency: php-common = 5.1.6-27.el5_5.3 for package: php-pdo
--> Processing Dependency: php-common = 5.1.6-27.el5_5.3 for package: php-imap
--> Running transaction check
---> Package php-pdo.i386 0:5.1.6-43.el5_10 set to be updated
---> Package php-imap.i386 0:5.1.6-43.el5_10 set to be updated
---> Package php-mysql.i386 0:5.1.6-43.el5_10 set to be updated
---> Package php-cli.i386 0:5.1.6-43.el5_10 set to be updated
--> Processing Conflict: php53-common conflicts php-common
--> Finished Dependency Resolution
php53-common-5.3.3-22.el5_10.i386 from updates has depsolving problems
--> php53-common conflicts with php-common
Error: php53-common conflicts with php-common

Run what is below to avoid dependency hell that Idecided not to paste.

yum -y install package-cleanup
package-cleanup --problems
package-cleanup --dupes
package-cleanup --orphans
rpm -Va --nofiles --nodigest
#this fixed it
yum clean all

This will require downtime but I couldn't fiind another way that worked:

echo y|yum remove php-*;echo y|yum install php53*

yum -x php53-odbc64 install php53*


Stopping httpd: [FAILED]
Starting httpd: [Wed Jan 22 16:35:58 2014] [warn] module php5_module is already loaded, skipping
httpd: Syntax error on line 994 of /etc/httpd/conf/httpd.conf: Syntax error on line 3 of /www/conf/a*********-best.com.conf: Syntax error on line 1 of /usr/local/zend/etc/sites.d/zend-default-vhost-80.conf: Include directory '/usr/local/zend/etc/sites.d/http/__default__/0' not found
[FAILED]

To solve the above you have to remove some weird stuff that Zend adds to your default vhost.

#ZEND-{DC789661BC47C707017CAF9F2BB500D1}
#Include "/usr/local/zend/etc/sites.d/zend-default-vhost-80.conf"
#ZEND-{DC789661BC47C707017CAF9F2BB500D1}


#ZEND-{15168DADCE0E562BD3FC24EB9302589D}
#Include "/usr/local/zend/etc/sites.d/globals-*.conf"
#Include "/usr/local/zend/etc/sites.d/vhost_*.conf"
#ZEND-{15168DADCE0E562BD3FC24EB9302589D}

Your php.ini will probably be wiped out and overwritten so make sure you enable short tags or PHPcode with


/etc/php.ini
short_open_tag = On


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