Common PHP Compilation errors

Posted: 0p in Php

Some PHP compilation errors you may encounter while configuring PHP and their fixes:

checking for BZip2 support… yes
checking for BZip2 in default path… not found
configure: error: Please reinstall the BZip2 distribution

Fix:
yum install bzip2-devel

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checking for cURL support… yes
checking if we should use cURL for url streams… no
checking for cURL in default path… not found
configure: error: Please reinstall the libcurl distribution –
easy.h should be in /include/curl/

Fix:
yum install curl-devel

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checking for curl_multi_strerror in -lcurl… yes
checking for QDBM support… no
checking for GDBM support… no
checking for NDBM support… no
configure: error: DBA: Could not find necessary header file(s).

Fix:
yum install db4-devel

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checking for fabsf… yes
checking for floorf… yes
configure: error: jpeglib.h not found.

checking for fabsf… yes
checking for floorf… yes
checking for jpeg_read_header in -ljpeg… yes
configure: error: png.h not found.

Fix:
yum install libpng-devel

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checking for png_write_image in -lpng… yes
If configure fails try –with-xpm-dir=

configure: error: freetype.h not found.
Fix: Reconfigure your PHP with the following option.
–with-xpm-dir=/usr

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checking for png_write_image in -lpng… yes
configure: error: libXpm.(a|so) not found.

Fix:
yum install libXpm-devel

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checking for bind_textdomain_codeset in -lc… yes
checking for GNU MP support… yes
configure: error: Unable to locate gmp.h

Fix:
yum install gmp-devel

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checking for utf8_mime2text signature… new
checking for U8T_DECOMPOSE…
configure: error: utf8_mime2text() has new signature, but U8T_CANONICAL is missing. This should not happen. Check config.log for additional information.

Fix:
yum install libc-client-devel

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checking for LDAP support… yes, shared
checking for LDAP Cyrus SASL support… yes
configure: error: Cannot find ldap.h

Fix:
yum install openldap-devel

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checking for mysql_set_character_set in -lmysqlclient… yes
checking for mysql_stmt_next_result in -lmysqlclient… no
checking for Oracle Database OCI8 support… no
checking for unixODBC support… configure: error: ODBC header file ‘/usr/include/sqlext.h’ not found!

Fix:
yum install unixODBC-devel

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checking for PostgreSQL support for PDO… yes, shared
checking for pg_config… not found
configure: error: Cannot find libpq-fe.h. Please specify correct PostgreSQL installation path

Fix:
yum install postgresql-devel

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checking for sqlite 3 support for PDO… yes, shared
checking for PDO includes… (cached) /usr/local/src/php-5.3.7/ext
checking for sqlite3 files in default path… not found
configure: error: Please reinstall the sqlite3 distribution

Fix:
yum install sqlite-devel

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checking for utsname.domainname… yes
checking for PSPELL support… yes
configure: error: Cannot find pspell

Fix:
yum install aspell-devel

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checking whether to enable UCD SNMP hack… yes
checking for default_store.h… no

checking for kstat_read in -lkstat… no
checking for snmp_parse_oid in -lsnmp… no
checking for init_snmp in -lsnmp… no
configure: error: SNMP sanity check failed. Please check config.log for more information.

Fix:
yum install net-snmp-devel

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checking whether to enable XMLWriter support… yes, shared
checking for xml2-config path… (cached) /usr/bin/xml2-config
checking whether libxml build works… (cached) yes
checking for XSL support… yes, shared
configure: error: xslt-config not found. Please reinstall the libxslt >= 1.1.0 distribution

Fix:
yum install libxslt-devel

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configure: error: xml2-config not found. Please check your libxml2 installation.

Fix:
yum install libxml2-devel

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checking for PCRE headers location… configure: error: Could not find pcre.h in /usr

Fix:
yum install pcre-devel

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libtool: link: cannot find the library `/usr/lib/libidn.la’ or unhandled argument `/usr/lib/libidn.la’
make: *** [sapi/cgi/php-cgi] Error 1

Fix:
cd /usr/src/
wget http://ftp.gnu.org/gnu/libidn/libidn-1.26.tar.gz
tar -zvxf libidn-1.26.tar.gz
cd libidn-1.26
./configure
make
make install
ln -s /usr/local/lib/libidn.la /usr/lib/libidn.la

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libtool: link: `/usr/lib/libxml2.la’ is not a valid libtool archive
make: *** [ext/xsl/xsl.la] Error 1

Fix:
cd /usr/src/
wget ftp://xmlsoft.org/libxml2/libxml2-2.7.3.tar.gz
tar -zvxf libxml2-2.7.3.tar.gz
cd libxml2-2.7.3
./configure –prefix=/usr
make
make install

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configure: error: Your t1lib distribution is not installed correctly. Please reinstall it.

Fix:

yum install t1lib-devel.x86_64
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configure: error: mcrypt.h not found. Please reinstall libmcrypt.

Fix:

yum install libmcrypt-devel.x86_64
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configure: error: Cannot find libtidy

Fix:
yum install libtidy libtidy-devel

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