Subject Re: [firebird-php] Re: VS: centos, php, firebird
Author Lester Caine
Gary Benner wrote:
> --- In, Milan Babuskov <milanb@...>
> wrote
>> You shouldn't worry as compiling is rather trivial:
>> If you run into any problems while doing it, feel free to ask here.
> I am trying to get PHP working with a Firebird Database on Centos 5
> which installs PHP-5.1.6.
>>From the FAQ Milan referenced:
> 1. install php-devel package (needed for phpize. If you already have
> phpize command, you don't need it)
> 2. get the php source code for the exact version as you are running
> 3. unpack the source and go to ext/interbase directory
> 4. run: phpize
> 5. run: ./configure --with-interbase=shared,/opt/firebird
> 6. run: make
> 7. this will create module (most probably in .libs
> subdirectory)
> All is OK until we get to #5.

Is Firebird installed in /opt/firebird?
Some distributions have their own 'rules' on where programs are installed, so
firebird may be somewhere else. I've no experience of 'Centos' so someone else
will have to fill in if they know WHERE it actually is.

Lester Caine - G8HFL
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