Common PHP compilation problems on Linux servers

1) Configure: error: xml2-config not found. Please check your libxml2 installation.

Solutions :

Quote:
#yum install libxml2 libxml2-devel (For Redhat & Fedora)# aptitude install libxml2-dev      (For ubuntu)

2) Checking for pkg-config… /usr/bin/pkg-config
configure: error: Cannot find OpenSSL’s <evp.h>

Solutions :

Quote:
#yum install openssl openssl-devel

3) Configure: error: Please reinstall the BZip2 distribution

Solutions :

Quote:
# yum install bzip2 bzip2-devel

4) Configure: error: Please reinstall the libcurl distribution –
easy.h should be in <curl-dir>/include/curl/

Solutions :

Quote:
# yum install curl curl-devel   (For Redhat & Fedora)# install libcurl4-gnutls-dev    (For Ubuntu)

5) Configure: error: libjpeg.(also) not found.

Solutions :

Quote:
# yum install libjpeg libjpeg-devel

6) Configure: error: libpng.(also) not found.

Solutions :

Quote:
# yum install libpng libpng-devel# apt-get install libpng12 libpng12-devel (For Ubuntu)

7) Configure: error: freetype.h not found.
Solutions :

Quote:
#yum install freetype-devel

8) Configure: error: Unable to locate gmp.h

Solutions :

Quote:
# yum install gmp-devel

9) Configure: error: Cannot find MySQL header files under /usr.
Note that the MySQL client library is not bundled anymore!

Solutions :

Quote:
# yum install mysql-devel            (For Redhat & Fedora)# apt-get install libmysql++-dev      (For Ubuntu)

10) Configure: error: Please reinstall the ncurses distribution

Solutions :

Quote:
# yum install ncurses ncurses-devel

11) Checking for unixODBC support… configure: error: ODBC header file ‘/usr/include/sqlext.h’ not found!

Solutions :

Quote:
# yum install unixODBC-devel

12) Configure: error: Cannot find pspell

Solutions :

Quote:
# yum install pspell-devel

13) configure: error: mcrypt.h not found. Please reinstall libmcrypt.

Solutions :

Quote:
# yum install libmcrypt libmcrypt-devel    (For Redhat & Fedora)# apt-get install libmcrypt-dev

14) Configure: error: snmp.h not found. Check your SNMP installation.

Solutions :

Quote:
# yum install net-snmp net-snmp-devel
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3 Responses to Common PHP compilation problems on Linux servers

  1. usama says:

    Really Really thanx 4 ur greaaaaaaaaat help .

  2. Asha says:

    Really good site & Thanks for the help……:)

  3. Jarudin says:

    Thanks so much 🙂

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