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Doc Bug #72158 Wrong description of option --mysql
Submitted: 2016-05-04 15:15 UTC Modified: -
From: ck at bru6 dot de Assigned:
Status: Open Package: MySQL related
PHP Version: 5.6.21 OS:
Private report: No CVE-ID: None
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 [2016-05-04 15:15 UTC] ck at bru6 dot de
Description:
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From manual page: http://www.php.net/mysqlinfo.library.choosing
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The value for the option --mysql is *not* the complete path of the mysql_config script - entering that gives the error "MySQL header not found". The correct value here is rather the directory containing the "include" path to mysql.h. So if mysql.h is in /usr/local/include, the value of the --mysql option should be "/usr/local".

Or, in the words of ./configure --help:

--with-mysql=DIR        Include MySQL support.  DIR is the MySQL base
                          directory, if no DIR is passed or the value is
                          mysqlnd the MySQL native driver will be used

However, --with-mysqli wants the path to mysql_config here. That seems a bit inconsistent.


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