The updated php RPMs from the Red Hat 7.0 errata changed the compile option
of GD in the spec file from "--with-gd" to "--with-gd=shared". According to
php docs this should create a GD ld for php. After installing the updates
GD functions stop working and phpinfo() does not report GD as available for
use. (The ld for GD is apparently missing?)
Fixed by editing the php.spec file and changing --with-gd=shared to
--with-gd then rebuilding the RPM. A better fix would be to provide a
We've got a PHP 4.0.4 errata in the pipeline for this.
Will the php-4.0.4 errata apply to 6.2 as well?
I'm afraid not. There are already multiple versions of PHP (2.x and 3.x)
available for 6.2. Major version updates are not usually introduced as errata
unless they're security-related.
php-4.0.4 installed and still not working with GD