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Re: problem enabling postgres in php

From: Reini Urban <rurban(at)x-ray(dot)at>
To: Parang Saraf <parang(dot)saraf(at)gmail(dot)com>
Cc: pgsql-cygwin(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: problem enabling postgres in php
Date: 2006-06-22 05:56:21
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Parang Saraf schrieb:
> hello,
> I am working with Postgresql 8.1.3, Apache 2.0.58 and PHP 5.1.4. on 
> windows 2k.

Please ask at the appropriate place. What does your question has to do 
with postgresql-cygwin?
ask at a php forum how to setup php place, resp. where to find your php.ini.
look, in phpinfo() there is the location of the very php.ini in effect.

> My phpinfo is working fine. But I am not able to enable postgres 
> support. According to phpinfo the configuration file (php.ini) path is 
> "C:\WINNT".  All my extensions are in the  "C:\php\ext"  dir. I modified 
> the php.ini file situated in the C:\WINNT dir as follows :
> extension_dir = "C:\php\ext  and also removed the ';' (semicolon) 
> infront of the extension=php_pgsql.dll  with all the other extension 
> being blocked by semicolon. Then I restarted the comp but it is not 
> reflecting the changes in the phpinfo.
> Under the "php configuration core" phpinfo is showing the extension_dir 
> as C:\php5 and include_path as ".;C:\php5\pear". But i dont have any 
> directory named php5. So, i created a directory named php5 in C:\ and 
> copied all the extension dlls into it and made a folder named pear in it 
> and copied the php.ini file in it. But it still didnt reflect any changes.
> I doubt that it is not reading the php,ini file from the "C:\WINNT" 
> directory. To check that I tried changing the color code of  
> "highlight.string" from DD0000 to FF9900. I again restarted the comp but 
> still it didnt reflect this change too. So, i think that it is using 
> some other php.ini file. So, i searched for the php.ini file and i found 
> it in the following locations :
> C:\php5\
> So, i made the same changes everywhere including the "php.ini-dist" and 
> "php.ini-recommended" files found in C:\php dir. But still the problem 
> persisted. Then I removed the php.ini file from the "C:\WINNT" dir but 
> the phpinfo still worked even without it being present in the dir.
> I also tried reinstalling php several times but that also didnt help. 
> But what I found strange was that i was not able to remove the 
> "php5ts.dll"  from the C:\WINNT dir and "php5apache2.dll" from the 
> C:\php dir. Everytime it gave an error that these files are in use. I 
> dont have any information about these files.
> Do i have to modify the "System Path variable" ?? I also tried modifying 
> that too by adding C:\php and C:\php5 in it. I also added one more 
> system variable PHPRC with the value C:\WINNT.
> But still i am not able to enable the postgres with php. I think there 
> is no compatibility issues as google search gives some phpinfo links 
> that works with the same version of php and postgres. When i try to 
> connect to the database it gives the error "Call to undefined function 
> pg_connect()" which i think is obvious as phpinfo is not showing 
> postgres in it.
> It would be a great help if you could figure out the error and can help 
> me enabling the postgres in php. I have been trying for the past 3 days 
> to enable it.
> Thanks a lot for spending your valuable time.
> Regards
> Parang Saraf
> parang(dot)saraf(at)gmail(dot)com <mailto:parang(dot)saraf(at)gmail(dot)com>
Reini Urban

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