Php 7.4

On Mac, PHP can be easily upgraded to 7.4 with Homebrew. However, the command line may continue to show the previous version. Here's how to fix that.

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Upgrade to PHP 7.4 with Homebrew on Mac is a very succinct article by @brendt_gd that boils it down to two simple commands: brew update and brew upgrade php.

The problem I ran into was that my PHP CLI in the terminal remained linked to the previous version. Checking the version, before and after running the brew command produced the same result:

Learn how to install PHP 7.4.4 on Windows 10. At first, download PHP and then install on Windows 10. Set the path in Environment variables and then verify th.

Just to make sure 7.4 was actually installed, I ran the upgrade command again, then checked the actual location of PHP 7.4:

To switch the PHP CLI to 7.4, first I ran Homebrew's unlink/link command:

This should produce an output similar to this:

Finally, you need to export the proper path variable for the PHP executable in either .bashrc or .zshrc. These are typically located in your home (~) folder:

Locate the following (or similar) line...

Php 7.4 mcrypt

... and change it to:

Php 7.4

If you list the PHP executable...

Php 7.4 mcrypt

... you'll notice that /usr/local/bin/php is a symlink pointing to /usr/local/Cellar/php/7.4.0 which is the same location that was linked by Homebrew above.

Finally, run source .zshrc to get the terminal to update its configuration.

For good measure, close the terminal window and open a fresh one. If you now run php -v you should be rewarded with this:

Php 7.4 Eol

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