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Bug #64558 ./configure fails with error
Submitted: 2013-04-01 17:23 UTC Modified: 2014-12-30 10:41 UTC
Avg. Score:3.8 ± 1.0
Reproduced:4 of 4 (100.0%)
Same Version:2 (50.0%)
Same OS:1 (25.0%)
From: cburke at innova-partners dot com Assigned:
Status: No Feedback Package: Compile Failure
PHP Version: 5.4.13 OS: RHEL 6.3
Private report: No CVE-ID: None
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 [2013-04-01 17:23 UTC] cburke at innova-partners dot com
When trying to run ./configure the script fails with:

checking size of char... configure: error: cannot compute sizeof (char)

An identical configure strings works on this system with 5.4.12

Test script:
./configure --program-prefix= --prefix=/usr --exec-prefix=/usr --bindir=/usr/bin --sbindir=/usr/sbin --sysconfdir=/etc --datadir=/usr/share --includedir=/usr/include --libexecdir=/usr/libexec --localstatedir=/var --sharedstatedir=/usr/com --mandir=/usr/share/man --infodir=/usr/share/info --cache-file=../config.cache --with-config-file-path=/etc --with-config-file-scan-dir=/etc/php.d --disable-debug --with-pic --disable-rpath --with-bz2 --with-curl --with-freetype-dir=/usr --with-png-dir=/usr --enable-gd-native-ttf --without-gdbm --with-gettext --with-gmp --with-iconv --with-jpeg-dir=/usr --with-openssl --with-pspell --with-pcre-regex=/usr --with-zlib --with-layout=GNU --enable-exif --enable-ftp --enable-sockets --enable-sysvsem --enable-sysvshm --enable-sysvmsg --enable-wddx --with-pear=/usr/share/pear --with-kerberos --with-unixODBC=/usr --enable-shmop --enable-calendar --with-libxml-dir=/usr/lib --with-apxs2=/usr/sbin/apxs  --with-mysql --with-mysqli=/usr/lib64/mysql/mysql_config --with-pdo-mysql --with-gd --with-pdo-odbc=unixODBC,/usr --disable-dba --with-mssql=/usr/local/freetds --enable-mbstring --enable-soap --with-xmlrpc --with-libxml-dir=/usr/include/libxml2 --with-ldap --with-pdo-dblib=/usr/local/freetds --enable-zip --with-mhash --with-mcrypt --with-libdir=lib64

Expected result:
Configure completes. 

Actual result:
Configure does not complete and errors.


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 [2013-04-02 12:43 UTC] perske at uni-muenster dot de
I got a similar message: ... cannot compute sizeof (long int).
Obviously embedding of FreeTDS has changed somehow, because config.log shows that -lsybdb could not be resolved.
I added a file /etc/ containing /usr/local/lib64 and ran ldconfig after installing FreeTDS and then my problem disappeared.
 [2014-10-25 04:41 UTC]
-Status: Open +Status: Feedback
 [2014-10-25 04:41 UTC]
Please try the suggested workaround for your platform and leave feedback.
 [2014-12-30 10:41 UTC] php-bugs at lists dot php dot net
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