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Doc Bug #54480 Add module file name for Linux
Submitted: 2011-04-06 23:16 UTC Modified: 2011-04-15 05:48 UTC
From: leifarne at storset dot net Assigned:
Status: Not a bug Package: Documentation problem
PHP Version: Irrelevant OS: Linux
Private report: No CVE-ID: None
 [2011-04-06 23:16 UTC] leifarne at storset dot net
Description:
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From manual page: http://www.php.net/image.installation
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The page only shows instructions for Windows. Linux users must use "extension=gd.so" instead of the DLL.


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 [2011-04-06 23:19 UTC] leifarne at storset dot net
Suggested text:

"In Windows, you'll include the GD2 DLL php_gd2.dll as an extension in php.ini. In Linux, you'll use gd.so instead."

Replaces:

"In Windows, you'll include the GD2 DLL php_gd2.dll as an extension in php.ini."
 [2011-04-15 05:48 UTC] dtajchreber@php.net
-Status: Open +Status: Bogus
 [2011-04-15 05:48 UTC] dtajchreber@php.net
Possible but not probable. Your distribution may distribute extensions separately and do something wacky but 
that's their prerogative and something for their documentation. 

[david@oslo:~]$ php -m | grep gd
gd
[david@oslo:~]$ php --ini
Configuration File (php.ini) Path: /home/david/builds/PHP_5_3/lib
Loaded Configuration File:         /home/david/builds/PHP_5_3/lib/php.ini
Scan for additional .ini files in: (none)
Additional .ini files parsed:      (none)
[david@oslo:~]$ cat /home/david/builds/PHP_5_3/lib/php.ini | grep ^extension
extension = "/home/david/development/vld/modules/vld.so"
[david@oslo:~]$ php -i | grep configure
Configure Command =>  './configure'  '--prefix=/home/david/builds/PHP_5_3' '--without-pear' '--disable-phar' 
'--with-mysql=mysqlnd' '--with-mysqli=mysqlnd' '--with-pdo-mysql=mysqlnd' '--enable-pcntl' '--enable-
sockets' '--with-openssl' '--enable-maintainer-zts' '--enable-debug' '--enable-calendar' '--enable-mbstring' 
'--enable-zip' '--with-gd' '--with-curl' '--with-iconv' '--disable-cgi'
[david@oslo:~]$
 
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