I'm currently running openSuse 12.1 with php 5.3.8 and would like to upgrade to 5.4. How may I do this? I'm used to just installing software packages with yast.
If there is no package you can compile your own php
I use OpenSUSE 12.2 and it works well with packages for SLE from this custom repository. After you add the repository, you can just switch the version of php packages in yast software manager to 5.4.9....
You might also need libpcre0 dependency which is no longer in opensuse 12.2 repo, but you can get it from here.
You can download it using
This solution is clean and can be done in five minutes and it works perfect..