I've created a fresh installation of CentOS 5.6, and installed PHP 5.3 using the
php53-* packages from the CentOS repository. Specifically, I've got:
However, I also need to install the
apc extensions for my application. CentOS has a pre-built
php-mcrypt package, but there is no equivalent
php53-mcrypt. The installation of APC requires
pecl which I would normally install (for 5.1) with the
php-pear package, but likewise there doesn't seem to be a
How do I build these?
It looks like the
php-pear package works with
php53, so I managed to get APC installed properly. I still have a problem with
mcrypt because it's not installable via pecl; it's only part of the core PHP build.