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Bug #390 Wrong MySQL-dir crashes PHP
Submitted: 1998-05-20 14:20 UTC Modified: 1998-05-23 07:06 UTC
Avg. Score:3.0 ± 0.0
Reproduced:0 of 0 (0.0%)
From: tobias at dnet dot it Assigned:
Status: Closed Package: Installation problem
PHP Version: 3.0 Release Candidate 4 OS: FreeBSD 2.2.2
Private report: No CVE-ID: None
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 [1998-05-20 14:20 UTC] tobias at dnet dot it
Having a binary of MySQL 3.21 installed in /usr/local/mysql, I specified this directory in the PHP setup script. PHP compiled fine as a Apache-1.3b6-module but failed to start up with a segfault (dumped core). When I specified /usr/local/ as the MySQL-directory, PHP worked fine. More missing error-checking than a bug, I guess, but it took me some hours to get rid of it.


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 [1998-05-23 07:06 UTC] zeev
There aren't any details in this report to go on...
My guess is that you have some sort of a messup between
several MySQL installations, with header
files from one release and incompatible libraries from
another release (I say that because it happened once to me).

If MySQL was properly installed in just one place, PHP
would have not compiled with both --with-mysql=/usr/local/mysql
and --with-mysql==/usr/local, but just with one of the

If you compile PHP with include files from one release,
and link it with incompatible libraries from another release,
it'll crash.  We can't detect it in any way during
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