Subject Re: How do I recompile PHP5 under linux SuSE 10.1 to interact with Firebird 2?
Author firebirdjohn61
IT WORKS!!! Give that man a cigar!!!!

Thanks, Dariusz!

Now I can implement a new system for two polytechnical newspapers in

--- In, Dariusz Zelichowski
<z_darius@...> wrote:
> Agreed, 'cept the other person was trying to get hold of the rpms by
downloading the free version of Mandriva DVD, and the premise of my
post was that it would be pointless to do that in order to get hold of
php-firebird rpms. That version does not include the said
firebird/php-firebird files. They can be obtained from various
repositories but are not present within the free DVD ISO image. If
someone already is using Suse (and wants to stick to it) I saw no
point in downloading 3+GB of data, hence the links I offered in my
previous postings.
> You are right though, that FB and related PHP rpms are installable
from within their free versions, including the 700MB Mandriva Live-CD
(2007.1 Spring) I tested just a week ago.
> Philippe Makowski <makowski@...> wrote:
Dariusz Zelichowski a écrit :
> > That is included only in their Mandriva PowerPacks (non free),
> that's not really true
> Firebird and php and python, and flamerobin are on all Mandriva
> products, but not necessarely on the dvd media.
> As a lot of other rpm, all Firebird related are in "contrib"
> you just have to add a contrib repository to your package manager, and
> you'll get all Firebird related rpm
> to easy add repositories to a Mandriva distrib, just go to :
> > You can get just the rpm directly from here:
> >
> and yes you can get any Mandriva rpm by find it on mirrors
> for that you can use rpmbone or rpmfind
> --
> Philippe Makowski
> Supporting users of Firebird and InterBase
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