Testing PHP 7 on Centos 7


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PHP 7 already kick the door with its beta2 while HHVM shadow it 🙂

I want to test it with CentOS 7 minimal installation and $5 quick vps installation let me in.

# yum update

# yum -y install nano

# nano /etc/yum.repos.d/php7-nightly.repo

put these lines (from zend).

[zend-php7]
name = PHP7 nightly by Zend Technologies
baseurl = http://repos.zend.com/zend-server/early-access/php7/repos/centos/
gpgcheck=0

# yum -y install lynx httpd php7-nightly

# cp /usr/local/php7/libphp7.so /etc/httpd/modules/

# systemctl enable httpd.service

# systemctl restart firewalld.service

# echo '<?php phpinfo();?>' > /var/www/html/info.php

# systemctl start httpd.service

Test

php7-nightly

Update : Recommended guide for production PHP 7 on CentOS server, click here.


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