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Bug #11709 Call to undefined function: pdf_new()
Submitted: 2001-06-26 15:03 UTC Modified: 2001-06-27 14:38 UTC
From: william_moore at umanitoba dot ca Assigned:
Status: Closed Package: *PDF functions
PHP Version: 4.0.6 OS: Linux 2.2.16-22
Private report: No CVE-ID: None
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 [2001-06-26 15:03 UTC] william_moore at umanitoba dot ca
I have attempted to compile PDF support into PHP, yet when I use the script to build a PDF document with the face of a clock and the current time it fails immediately with the error
  Fatal error: Call to undefined function: pdf_new() in /var/www/html/php/pdf-test.php on line 6

The script I am using is from Example 2 on the page:

I am using:
  Apache 1.3.20
  PDFLIB 4.0.1  (installed in /usr/local/lib)
  PHP 4.0.6

The configure script I have used for PHP is:
./configure \
  --with-apxs=/usr/local/apache/bin/apxs \
  --disable-pear \
  --enable-libgcc \
  --enable-ftp \
  --with-yaz \
  --with-pdflib=shared \
  --with-tiff-dir=shared \
  --with-jpeg-dir=shared \
  --with-png-dir=shared \
  --with-zlib=shared \
  --with-gd=shared \
  --with-regex=system \
  --enable-yp \
  --enable-bcmath \
  --enable-c9x-inline \
  --enable-calendar \
  --enable-inline-optimization \
  --enable-trans-sid \
  --with-dom=shared \
  --with-mhash=shared \

Configure does not complain about missing any PDF support files.

The config.log file had the following lines regarding PDFlib support:configure:39416: checking whether to include PDFlib support
configure:39602: checking for PDF_show_boxed in -lpdf
configure:39623: gcc -o conftest -g -O2  -DLINUX=22 -DUSE_HSREGEX -DUSE_EXPAT -DSUPPORT_UTF8  -Wl,-rpath,/usr/lib/gcc-lib/i386-redhat-linux/2.96 -L/usr/lib/gcc-lib/i386-redhat-linux/2.96 conftest.c -lpdf 
        -ltiff -ljpeg -lpng -lz
       -lgd -lcrypt -lresolv -lm -ldl -lnsl  -lresolv -lgcc 1>&5

After this scipt failed with the PHP 4.0.6 source, I followed the directions in the PDFLIB source which suggests to copy their copy of ext/pdf into the PHP source tree and recompile PHP. This made no difference.

Any suggestions?


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 [2001-06-27 03:05 UTC]
Does the output of phpinfo(); mention anything about PDF?
 [2001-06-27 08:43 UTC] william_moore at umanitoba dot ca
The only mention in the phpinfo output about pdf is the configure command. If need be the phpinfo page I have up for this system is located at:
 [2001-06-27 09:11 UTC]
There is older PDFlib somewhere in /usr PHP looks for it (if you don't specify a path) in /usr (although the help says it's looking for it in /usr/local that is not correct)

Also, the --with-jpeg-dir and others don't accept 'shared' as parameter. Only a install prefix path. 

By specifying the install prefix path for --with-pdlib=/usr/local should fix this problem.
(delete config.cache before configure and do 'make clean' after)

 [2001-06-27 14:38 UTC] william_moore at umanitoba dot ca
Thank you for the suggestions as they worked.
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