MacOsx install php7.4 and force its use

Start by installing homebrew

/bin/bash -c "$(curl -fsSL"

Next, use the following commands

brew installs php@7.4
brew link --force php@7.4
brew services start php@7.4
export PATH"/usr/local/opt/php@7.4/bin:$PATH"
export PATH"/usr/local/opt/php@7.4/sbin:$PATH"

Once this is done, check that the php version is correct

php -v                                         
PHP 7.4.13 (cli) (built: Nov 30 2020 14:46:04) ( NTS )
Copyright (c) The PHP Group
Zend Engine v3.4.0, Copyright (c) Zend Technologies
    with Zend OPcache v7.4.13, Copyright (c), by Zend Technologies

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