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I want to update php version, currently I have 5.5.38 and I want 7.1

What I tried so far is using this command:

curl -s https://php-osx.liip.ch/install.sh | bash -s 7.1

I tried several different versions but none of them worked. It opens bash_profile for a second and then I get Received SIGHUP or SIGTERM and message below:

Buffer written to /Users/Morpheus/.bash_profile.save.6

Not sure what went wrong and why it won't update...

Any ideas?

Thanks.

 Answers

4

Use Homebrew:

I would probably recommend installing homebrew to manage such installations for you. With that installed you can just run the following command to install php7.1

brew update
brew install [email protected]
Wednesday, August 10, 2022
 
4

On Mac OS X environment variables available in Terminal and for the normal applications can be different, check the related question for the solution how to make them similar.

Note that this solution will not work on Mountain Lion (10.8).

Sunday, November 6, 2022
1

You need to make sure that the newly installed php command is executed, not the default one.

Add the folder where the correct php binary resides as the first item to the $PATH environment variable.

Saturday, December 24, 2022
 
5

If you have both versions of PHP installed, you can switch between versions using the link and unlink brew commands.

For example, to switch between PHP 7.4 and PHP 7.3

brew unlink [email protected]
brew link [email protected]

PS: both versions of PHP have be installed for these commands to work.

Wednesday, December 7, 2022
 
1
brew install autoconf

Much easier solution

Thursday, September 1, 2022
 
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