PHP 7.2 and use it instead of PHP 7.3 in Mac OS Catalina

- Install Homebrew

ruby -e "$(curl -fsSL https://raw.githubusercontent.com/Homebrew/install/master/install)"

- brew install [email protected]

- echo 'export PATH="/usr/local/opt/[email protected]/bin:$PATH"' >> ~/.bash_profile

- echo 'export PATH="/usr/local/opt/[email protected]/sbin:$PATH"' >> ~/.bash_profile

- source ~/.bash_profile

-open /private/etc/apache2/httpd.conf

- add this line "LoadModule php7_module /usr/local/opt/[email protected]/lib/httpd/modules/libphp7.so"

- comment this line "#LoadModule php7_module libexec/apache2/libphp7.so"

 

php.ini path = /usr/local/etc/php/7.2/

references 

https://laracasts.com/discuss/channels/general-discussion/brew-install-php-72-instead-of-73

https://medium.com/better-programming/how-to-install-a-php-7-2-on-macos-10-15-catalina-using-homebrew-and-pecl-ad5b6c9ffb17