On Jun 8, 2014, at 2:09 PM, Daniel Friesen <daniel(a)nadir-seen-fire.com> wrote:
On 2014-06-08, 12:05 PM, Shirley Hicks wrote:
Good afternoon everyone,
Have a PHP5 recognition issue within a recently updated Mediawiki installation.
I'm running a couple of wikis on Dreamhost. I started the upgrade process for my most
mission-critical one (after much testing and exploration on a beta version) at
The update went well, until I started to get ready to run maintenance scripts via command
line. When I first went to run update.php, I received the following message:
"You are using PHP version 5.2.17 but MediaWiki 1.22 needs PHP 5.3.2 or higher.
Check if you have a newer php executable with a different name, such as php5."
When I received that message, I went into my domain maintenance panel and updated the
version of PHP used from 5.3 to 5.4.20 (as verified with my
When I went back to the command line to run the update scripts again, I received the same
message. Which is kind of funny, as I was updating from 5.3, not 5.2.
Are you sure
the cli (not just the web version) was running php 5.3? Try
running `php -v`.
~Daniel Friesen (Dantman, Nadir-Seen-Fire) [http://danielfriesen.name/
Good catch, Daniel! (And I learned something new)
That is indeed showing
PHP 5.2.17 (cli) (built: Mar 1 2012 16:36:14)
Copyright (c) 1997-2010 The PHP Group
Zend Engine v2.2.0, Copyright (c) 1998-2010 Zend Technologies
with Zend Extension Manager v1.2.2, Copyright (c) 2003-2007, by Zend Technologies
with Zend Optimizer v3.3.9, Copyright (c) 1998-2009, by Zend Technologies
-- Shirley Hicks
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