Bug 164503 - by default php-mysql binding is not installed, causing php-mysql statements to fail
by default php-mysql binding is not installed, causing php-mysql statements t...
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 164502
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: php (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Joe Orton
David Lawrence
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Reported: 2005-07-28 08:24 EDT by Justin Wiley
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:11 EST (History)
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Description Justin Wiley 2005-07-28 08:24:45 EDT
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Description of problem:
php-mysql object libraries are not installed by default when performing a standard server or custom installation of Fedora (any version I believe).  As a result, someone attempting to create a standard LAMP server will see an error when using PHP scripts with functions such as "mysql_connect".

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Steps to Reproduce:
1.Begin Fedora installation
2.Select Server type
3.Specify specific packages and choose MySQL database

Actual Results:  I have a LAMP server where P does not speak to M.  I have to be wise enough to interpret the error message coming back from PHP, and then manually install the RPM with the correct RPM

Expected Results:  Whenever MySQL and Apache and PHP are all selected, the php-mysql library should be on by default. And probably php-postgres, php-odbc, probably all because they are small in size and offer virtually no performance hit to either server.

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This detracts from the "plug and play" nature of Fedora.  Everything generally works great out of the box, its frustrating that creating a generic LAMP server should not work when immediatly when things like SELinux work great with no modifications.
Comment 1 Joe Orton 2005-07-28 08:26:58 EDT

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 164502 ***

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