We have a third-party package that requires the use of the PHP
dl() function to load a binary extension. This function has been deprecated and removed as of PHP 5.3, so we're looking for a way to get this to work - possibly by downgrading to PHP 5.2.
I seem to be having a really rough time with trying to get a PHP 5.3 installation downgraded to 5.2. I have tried using the yum downgrade util, but that fails miserably.
Would anyone know how to do this that doesn't involve compiling from source as I am not too eager to have to try to satisfy a boat load of dependencies manually?
Alternatively, is there another way we can make this third-party package work without requiring