[asterisk-users] Install Scripts for CentOS 4
ks at mocker.org
Tue Nov 13 14:30:03 CST 2007
"Baji Panchumarti" <baji.panchumarti at gmail.com> writes:
> On Nov 13, 2007 3:13 PM, Zaheer K. Master wrote:
>> OK Thanks!
>> If I'm building a new Asterisk system from scratch, is
>> there any downside to using CentOS 4 instead of 5?
> some of the packages in 4 (4.5) are pretty old, eg. sox
> that is bundled with 4.5 does not recognize several
> common audio formats. You can upgrade some of the
> packages to more current versions.
> If you plan to do any asterisk-AGI using php, centos 4.5
> installs php4, most of the new php stuff is written in php5.
> I would also suggest evaluating debian as an alternative
> to centos 4 & 5 for your * box.
> In my limited experience, I have found debian 4.0 (Etch)
> to be a better platform for * than centos 4.5 & 5.
> But please, I don't want to start a distro flame war here.
The nice thing about CentOS (as opposed to Redhat proper) is
that they provide the CentOS Plus repository, so installing
PHP5/MySQL would be something like:
# yum --enablerepo=centosplus install php php-mysql
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