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Old 03-03-2005, 09:29 PM   #1
MontyPY
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PHP


hey, im setting up a LAMP server on my laptop, running Fedora Core 3.

I have successfully setup Apache and MySQL using a helpful tutorial i found. but when i follow the instructions to install php, i get an error and it dosent finish configuring.

The tutorial told me to enter this:
-----------------------------------------------

./configure \
--with-apxs=/usr/local/apache/bin/apxs \
--disable-debug \
--enable-ftp \
--enable-inline-optimization \
--enable-magic-quotes \
--enable-mbstring \
--enable-mm=shared \
--enable-safe-mode \
--enable-track-vars \
--enable-trans-sid \
--enable-wddx=shared \
--enable-xml \
--with-dom \
--with-gd \
--with-gettext \
--with-mysql=/usr/local/mysql \
--with-regex=system \
--with-xml \
--with-zlib-dir=/usr/lib


so i entered all of that into my terminal and get this back


creating cache ./config.cache
checking host system type... i686-pc-linux-gnu
checking for gcc... gcc
checking whether the C compiler (gcc ) works... yes
checking whether the C compiler (gcc ) is a cross-compiler... no
checking whether we are using GNU C... yes
checking whether gcc accepts -g... yes
checking whether gcc and cc understand -c and -o together... yes
checking how to run the C preprocessor... gcc -E
checking for AIX... no
checking if compiler supports -R... no
checking if compiler supports -Wl,-rpath,... yes
checking for re2c... exit 0;
checking for ranlib... ranlib
checking whether ln -s works... yes
checking for mawk... no
checking for gawk... gawk
checking for bison... no
checking for byacc... no
configure: warning: You will need bison if you want to regenerate the PHP parsers.
checking for flex... lex
checking for yywrap in -ll... no
checking lex output file root... ./configure: line 2425: lex: command not found
configure: error: cannot find output from lex; giving up



Im quite quite new with Linux so i have no idea what to look for. Any help and I will be forever in your debt.

Much thanks
-monty
 
Old 03-04-2005, 02:20 PM   #2
david_ross
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You need to install lex like the error says. You can get it from the flex package:
http://rpmfind.net/linux/rpm2html/se...m=fedora&arch=
 
  


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