Updating PHP5 to PHP 5.3.9 on Ubuntu 11.10 Oneiric
Thanks to Ondřej Surý, maintainer for some Debian packages, you can have the latest PHP5 maintained by Debian PKG PHP Team in #Ubuntu Oneiric, Natty, Maverick and Lucid.
Currently it is the previous version 5.3.9, but that’s already a lot better than 5.3.6 (Official in #Ubuntu 11.10 Oneiric). I did contact Ondřej to ask him for updating the Personal Package Archive to 5.3.10.
Personal Package Archives (PPA) allow you to upload #Ubuntu source packages to be built and published as an apt repository by Launchpad.
Ondřej Surý’s Personal Package Archives (PPA) is located at https://launchpad.net/~ondrej/+archive/php5
Just run as root the following to use PHP 5.3.9
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ondrej/php5
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get upgrade
I did create an account at https://launchpad.net/~cedric-walter just in case I would like to build some packages for #Ubuntu.