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September 16, 2010

PHP install FAQ
2010-04-23 18:38

Error: Configure: error: xml2-config not found. Please check your libxml2 installation.
Fix: yum install libxml2 libxml2-devel
# aptitude install libxml2-dev (For ubuntu)

Error: configure: error: Cannot find OpenSSL’s
Fix: yum install openssl openssl-devel

Error: Configure: error: Please reinstall the BZip2 distribution
Fix: yum install bzip2 bzip2-devel

Error: Configure: error: Please reinstall the libcurl distribution -easy.h should be in /include/curl/
Fix: yum install curl curl-devel (For Redhat & Fedora)
# install libcurl4-gnutls-dev (For Ubuntu)

Error: Configure: error: libjpeg.(also) not found.
Fix: yum -y install gd
yum -y install gd-devel
yum install libjpeg libjpeg-devel

Error: Configure: error: libpng.(also) not found.
Fix: yum install libpng libpng-devel
#apt-get install libpng12-dev

7) Configure: error: freetype.h not found.
Solutions :
yum install freetype-devel

8) Configure: error: Unable to locate gmp.h

Solutions :
yum install gmp-devel

9) Configure: error: Cannot find MySQL header files under /usr.
Note that the MySQL client library is not bundled anymore!

Solutions :
yum install mysql-devel (For Redhat & Fedora)

# apt-get install libmysql++-dev (For Ubuntu)

10) Configure: error: Please reinstall the ncurses distribution

Solutions :
yum install ncurses ncurses-devel

11) Checking for unixODBC support… configure: error: ODBC header file ‘/usr/include/sqlext.h’ not found!

Solutions :
yum install unixODBC-devel

12. --with-pspell=shared
Error: Configure: error: Cannot find pspell
Fix: yum install pspell-devel

13) --with-mcrypt=shared
Error: configure: error: mcrypt.h not found. Please reinstall libmcrypt.
Fix: yum install libmcrypt-devel

# apt-get install libmcrypt-dev

14) Configure: error: snmp.h not found. Check your SNMP installation.

Solutions :

yum install net-snmp net-snmp-devel

yum -y install openldap-devel openldap-servers openldap-clients

16)configure: error: No curses/termcap library found
yum -y install ncurses-devel (for redhat)
apt-get install libncurses5-dev(for debian)

17)configure: error: cannot find output from lex; giving up
yum -y install flex

18)configure: error: mod_deflate has been requested but can not be built due to prerequisite failures
yum -y install zlib-devel openssl-devel
debian:apt-get install zlib1g-dev

19)configure: error: libXpm.(a|so) not found.
apt-get install libxpm-dev

20) configure: error: Could not find pcre.h in /usr
Fix: yum install pcre-devel

21) configure: error: Could not find libpcre.(a|so) in /usr
Fix: cp /usr/lib/libpcre.a /usr/libpcre.a

22. --with-db4
Error: configure: error: DBA: Could not find necessary header file(s).
Fix: yum install gdbm-devel db4-devel
Error: configure: error: Header contains different version
Fix: --with-libdir=lib (--libdir=/usr/lib64, which is wrong)

23) configure: error: utf8_mime2text() has new signature, but U8T_CANONICAL is missing
Fix: yum install libc-client-devel

24. --enable-intl=shared
Error: configure: error: Unable to detect ICU prefix or no failed. Please verify ICU install prefix and make sure icu-config works.

Error: configure: error: Cannot find ldap.h
Fix: yum install openldap-devel
Error: configure: error: Cannot find ldap libraries in /usr/lib64.

Error: configure: error: Please reinstall readline - I cannot find readline.h
Fix: yum install readline-devel

Error: configure: error: Cannot find libtidy
Fix: yum install libtidy-devel

Error: configure: error: xslt-config not found. Please reinstall the libxslt >= 1.1.0 distribution
Fix: yum install libxslt-devel