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Old 09-10-2005, 09:47 AM   #1
aaryan72
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Question Not able to Run/find "configure" command


Hi Everybody !

I am a bignner in Linux,I am not able to run the " ./configure " command .
what I am trying to do is to configure PHP with MySQL so that both can work on my system. but when I give the command

#./configure -with-mysql -with-apxs

The message comes configure command not found.

First how and where to locate this configure script/command

and Secondly when I use mysql_connect() in my php code file and when I run that file at command prompt the message comes

PHP Fatal error: Call to undefined function

I think my second problem is related to first
How to solve this problem?
 
Old 09-10-2005, 10:04 AM   #2
blindcoder
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Hello.

Firstly, as a beginner it is probably unwise to try and compile something by yourself. It is difficult, time consuming and usually not worth it anyway.
Secondly, which Distribution are you using? SuSE? Fedora? Debian?
Usually your distributions has a PHP package that you can and should use. It also generally comes with mysql support.

In the off-chance that you really need to compile it yourself, get the PHP sources from www.php.net, extract them and change into the directory where they extracted into. There you'll find the configure program.

Hope that helps,
Benjamin
 
Old 09-10-2005, 10:23 AM   #3
aaryan72
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Thanks blindcoder

I am using Fedora Core 3, yes I know that this distribution comes with php and mysql
but after installing I found that mysql was not running properly so I reinstalled mysql on my own by using RPM's So I think now I have to reconfigure php with mysql ,on my system php and Apache server is running very fine and mysql itself is running ok but when I try to connect to mysql through php then the error comes ,so it is very clear that after configuring php with mysql this problem will be solved now could u help me to find the active php directory and to configure it with mysql ,that would be really a great help

Thanks.
 
Old 09-10-2005, 10:28 AM   #4
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First you should create a phpfile with this content:
Code:
<?
phpinfo();
?>
Put this file into a directory your webserver knows and open that location with your browser. In there you will find information about how your php was compiled and for which databases it has support for.

If there is no mysql support you can - as described - get the php sources from www.php.net and use them as described above.

Greetings,
Benjamni
 
Old 09-10-2005, 11:16 AM   #5
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To get MySQL support with PHP on FC3, you'll need to install the php-mysql package.
 
  


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