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Re: [vox-tech] Apache/MySQL/PHP working together for mediawiki
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Re: [vox-tech] Apache/MySQL/PHP working together for mediawiki

Using Ubuntu you just need to install the php5-mysql package.  No
compiling required.


On 07/05/2010 03:35 PM, timriley@appahost.com wrote:
> Dear LUGOD,
> My Linux installation came with Apache, MySQL, and PHP working; however,
> only Apache and PHP are working together. From Apache I can execute PHP;
> however, PHP doesn't connect to MySQL, which is running.
> I'm trying to install mediawiki which requires all three to work
> together. The mediawiki installation process has me executing:
> http://localhost/mediawiki/config/index.php
> However, the resulting HTML page contains this error:
> # PHP 5.2.4-2ubuntu5.10 installed
> Could not find a suitable database driver!
>     * For MySQL, compile PHP using --with-mysql, or install the mysql.so
> module
> This seems to require for me to reinstall PHP from source or to install
> a dynamically linked object module. I'm going through the steps to
> install PHP from source, but it seems to want me to install Apache
> first:
> http://us.php.net/manual/en/install.unix.apache2.php
> Look for the snippet that says:
> cd ../php-NN
> ./configure --with-apxs2=/usr/local/apache2/bin/apxs --with-mysql
> make
> make install
> I don't have apxs. "locate apxs" returns nothing. So googling it sends
> me here:
> http://httpd.apache.org/docs/2.2/programs/apxs.html
> This is too far from where I want to be. Any hints? Thank you.
> --
> Tim Riley
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