PHP: Fixing “pear.php.net is using a unsupported protocol – This should never happen.” (again)

On servers using PHP 5.6.38, PHP 7.2.11, and PHP 7.3.0RC2, when I run pecl upgrade, I get the error message: pear.php.net is using a unsupported protocol – This should never happen. upgrade failed I looked at my previous blog post and found that, back then (2014), the solution was to run: pear upgrade –force xml_util. … Read morePHP: Fixing “pear.php.net is using a unsupported protocol – This should never happen.” (again)

PHP: Fixing “pear.php.net is using a unsupported protocol – This should never happen.”

After upgrading to PHP 5.4.30 when I ran the command: pecl upgrade, I got the error message, pear.php.net is using a unsupported protocol – This should never happen I had noticed, and ignored, another error message when I ran pear upgrade-all, which was: pear/pear dependency package “pear/XML_Util” downloaded version 1.2.3 is not the recommended version … Read morePHP: Fixing “pear.php.net is using a unsupported protocol – This should never happen.”