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Bug #58862 error running ./config
Submitted: 2009-09-20 01:36 UTC Modified: 2012-03-17 14:16 UTC
From: mikeb at fellowshipholden dot com Assigned:
Status: No Feedback Package: shape (PECL)
PHP Version: 5.2.9 OS: suse linux
Private report: No CVE-ID: None
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 [2009-09-20 01:36 UTC] mikeb at fellowshipholden dot com
I have shapelib installed, and the lib is located in /usr/local/lib/

When I run ./configure, or when the PECL installer tries to run it, it says:

checking for shpopen in -lshp... no
configure: error: wrong shp lib version or lib not found

I started going through the configure script, and found two lines:

LIBNAME=shp # you may want to change this
LIBSYMBOL=SHPOpen # you most likely want to change this

So I indeed changed these values, hopefully corresponding to my version of shp lib:

LIBNAME=libshp # you may want to change this
LIBSYMBOL=shpopen # you most likely want to change this

but I still get the same error.  I've tried variants, with upper/lowercase SHPOpen, and libshp, libshape, shapelib, shplib, etc, but to no avail.

I then tried compiling shplib myself, and made sure to include shpopen.o, and tried to configure, but it fails.

I've been on this problem for 2 days now, and really need a solution.  I've already looked elsewhere for help or even alternatives to this PECL extension.  If I can't solve this problem, perhaps I'll just have to write my own extension, or just write a little C program that does what I want so I can execute it from PHP.


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 [2009-09-21 04:52 UTC]
Hi, can you try latest SVN or you are using source packages?
I committed a fix, I think it should help.
 [2012-03-17 14:16 UTC]
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 [2012-03-17 14:16 UTC]
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