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Newbie in the sysadm area. Using Centos 6.2.

I am trying to install PEAR's Mime.php. I have successfully installed PEAR's Mail before. It's not going to well now for Mime.php.

This is what I do:

yum install php-pear-Mail-Mime

Gives dependency issues:

Resolving Dependencies
--> Running transaction check
---> Package php-pear-Mail-Mime.noarch 0:1.8.2-1.el6 will be installed
--> Processing Dependency: php-mbstring for package: php-pear-Mail-Mime-1.8.2-1.el6.noarch
--> Running transaction check
---> Package php-mbstring.i686 0:5.3.3-3.el6_2.6 will be installed
--> Processing Dependency: php-common = 5.3.3-3.el6_2.6 for package: php-mbstring-5.3.3-3.el6_2.6.i686
--> Finished Dependency Resolution
Error: Package: php-mbstring-5.3.3-3.el6_2.6.i686 (updates)
           Requires: php-common = 5.3.3-3.el6_2.6
           Installed: php-common-5.3.10-2.el6.remi.i686 (@remi)
               php-common = 5.3.10-2.el6.remi
           Available: php-common-5.3.3-3.el6_1.3.i686 (base)
               php-common = 5.3.3-3.el6_1.3
           Available: php-common-5.3.3-3.el6_2.5.i686 (updates)
               php-common = 5.3.3-3.el6_2.5
           Available: php-common-5.3.3-3.el6_2.6.i686 (updates)
               php-common = 5.3.3-3.el6_2.6

php-mbstring requires the remi package for php-common it seems. I did try to update it:

yum --enablerepo=remi update php-common

But got:

No Packages marked for Update

And by mistake I did an install first and this is what I got:

Package php-common-5.3.10-2.el6.remi.i686 already installed and latest version
Nothing to do

UPDATE: Checking my epel points to 6.5, I'm using Centos 6.2. Can this be a problem? (Aftermatch: This was not a problem)

rpm -qa | grep epel
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Appearently one should use the REMI repository for installing php-pear-Mail-Mime...

yum --enablerepo=remi install php-pear-Mail-Mime
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One should do so when one also got PHP from that same repository. Remember to mark this question as resolved by clicking the check mark. – Michael Hampton Jul 20 '13 at 6:34

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