Update PHP to 7.4 macOS Catalina with brew
To update PHP to version 7.4 on macOS Catalina using Homebrew, you can use the following steps:
brew updateto ensure your Homebrew installation is up-to-date.
brew uninstall phpto remove any previous PHP versions that may be installed.
brew install [email protected]to install the latest version of PHP 7.4.
Verify that PHP 7.4 is now the active version by running
If you are using a web server like Apache or Nginx, you will need to configure it to use the new PHP version. For example, for Apache, you will need to edit the
httpd.conffile and update the PHP module path.
Restart your web server to ensure it's using the new version of PHP
To update your PHP extensions, you can run
pecl channel-update pecl.php.netand
Please note that these steps may not be suitable for all use cases and you should backup your data before proceeding with any updates.