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.
I've talked to Dreamhost's tech support via chat, and have submitted a ticket to
report the problem. As I'm upgrading past their officically supported version
(1.19.11), they don't have any quick answers for me.
In order to eliminate any other possible versioning issues, I've turned off
CloudFlare, the CDN (content distribution network) I was using to accelerate page loads.
I'm wondering if anyone on the list has had similar experiences during an upgrade to
1.22.6, and if so, can suggest where I should be looking within the site or within the
Thanks in advance,