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Bug #36373 Configure doesn't accept /usr/lib64
Submitted: 2006-02-12 23:25 UTC Modified: 2006-02-12 23:47 UTC
From: jaitropfaim at hotmail dot com Assigned:
Status: Not a bug Package: *Configuration Issues
PHP Version: 4.4.2 OS: SuSE Linux 9.3 x64
Private report: No CVE-ID: None
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 [2006-02-12 23:25 UTC] jaitropfaim at hotmail dot com

i've downloaded php5 and php4...
PHP5 runs throuhg the configure and compiles perfectly on SuSE 9.3 x64...

However php4 configure doesn't LOOK IN THE RIGHT PLACE for my libaries ( /usr/lib64 ). "I.e. configure: error: Cannot find OpenSSL's libraries".

--libdir= doesn't help.
configure script doesn't find jpeg, png, ssl libaries...
( because they are all under /usr/lib64 )

Can you help me? we can't live without php4 on our new server.

Reproduce code:
./configure --enable-force-cgi-redirect --without-mm --enable-fastcgi --prefix=/srv/fastcgi/php-4.4.2 --libdir=/lib64 --with-openssl --with-gd --with-jpeg-dir --with-png-dir

Expected result:
configure should work on suse 9.3 x64

Actual result:
configure doesn't find the libaries and .h files and so on...


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 [2006-02-12 23:37 UTC]
Support for 64bit OSes in ./configure has been added in 5.1 and it won't be backported.
With --libdir option you supposed to set where to PUT the libraries, so no, it's not what you want. See --with-libdir in 5.1.
 [2006-02-12 23:47 UTC]
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