khaleader khaleader - 6 months ago 5x
PHP Question

Laravel 5.1 and ovh Issue

My host is the type pro (OVH)
I have a problem with laravel 5.1 in Ovh when I type

php artisan
I get

X-Powered-By: PHP/4.4.9
Content-type: text/html

<br />
<b>Warning</b>: Unexpected character in input: '\' (ASCII=92) state=1 in <b>/home/obliviushc/petite-enfance/artisan</b> on line <b>31</b><br />
<br />
<b>Parse error</b>: syntax error, unexpected T_STRING in <b>/home/obliviushc/petite-enfance/artisan</b> on line <b>31</b><br />

and as you see the version of php is 4.4.9
and i followed the instructions from the site of OVH to change the version of php
and i added
in public/ file and it contains these lines


and i tested inside a view file with
<?php phpinfo() ?>

and I get 5.6.15
now is this due to the php of version or what ?
please help me I'm Stuck!


As per the documentation, the minimum PHP version required is: PHP >= 5.5.9.

It seems the command line is still pointing to the old PHP version, so artisan fails. In order to get the correct path, find where your php is installed, add a script and run it from the browser (i.e. handled by Apache)


Then add that directory to your PATH variable.

Finally try to remove the old PHP version path, you can find it by running this command in CLI:

which php