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Re: Inquiry From Form [pgsql]

From: "David Busby" <busby(at)pnts(dot)com>
To: <pgsql-php(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: Inquiry From Form [pgsql]
Date: 2003-05-16 19:47:16
Message-ID: 035801c31be3$fc2fe7f0$1100000a@busbydev (view raw, whole thread or download thread mbox)
Lists: pgsql-php
Look for the files libpq.h  and also libpq-fe??? something like that.  Those
are the PostgreSQL headers (.h) and libraires (.so)  You'll have to have
those for pg_connect to work.  When PHP is built it needs to know where
those are (in path with other includes and libraries? or something else


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "scott.marlowe" <scott(dot)marlowe(at)ihs(dot)com>
To: "Mark" <mbergman(at)brunson(dot)us>
Cc: <info(at)pgsql(dot)com>; "Marc G. Fournier" <scrappy(at)hub(dot)org>;
Sent: Friday, May 16, 2003 11:48
Subject: Re: [PHP] Inquiry From Form [pgsql]

> On Thu, 15 May 2003, Mark wrote:
> > I have a Raq4i and I am trying to write PHP 4 to the PostgreSQL.  But I
> > keep getting undefined function: pg_connect() .  I have the extension
> > enabled and the PHP was compiled for postgreSQL.  I do not understand
> > what is going on?
> If PHP says pg_connect is undefined, then the php the RAQ is running isn't
> compiled for postgresql connectivity.
> There are two common causes of this:
> 1:  You compiled one build of PHP, the RAQ is running on another build.
> 2:  You told PHP to build in postgresql connectivity, it couldn't find the
> right header file, failed, writing an error message to the screen during
> configuration, saying something along the lines of "could not find file
> xxxxx.h" skipping postgresql configuration.
> PHP will then happily build and run, without postgresql capabilities.
> Try this:
> write a web page with this in it:
> <?php
> phpinfo();
> ?>
> Look through the page to see if it mentions postgresql.  At the top will
> be a list of all the switches it was configged with.  If you have a
> --with-pgsql there, but no pgsql section in phpinfo, then the configure
> script couldn't find the right headers.  Make sure you're running a fairly
> late model version of both PHP and postgresql, as there was a bit of an
> issue about a year ago when postgresql changed the name of one of it's
> connection headers.
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