mysql_connect error

Damien Fleuriot ml at
Tue Jun 14 14:35:42 UTC 2011

On 6/14/11 2:46 PM, Glenn McCalley wrote:
> Seen other people have this problem but cannot get their resolutions to
> work for me.
> "Fatal error: Call to oundefined function mysql_connect() in etc., etc."
> This began happening after an upgrade to php5 using the portmaster program.
> phpinfo page does -not- show the mysql_connect function anywhere.
> phpinfo page is at if you have the desire to
> look.
> Suggestions from lists/boards seem to all point to not being in
> the php library, yet a "find" shows it is in there.
> pkg_info shows "php5-mysql-5.3.5      The mysql shared extension for php"
> extensions.ini shows ""
> Is there anywhere/anything else to look/do?
> Thanks!
> Glenn.
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If I were you, I would reinstall the php5 mysql extension like so:

cd /usr/ports/lang/php5-extensions
make config
# make sure you tick the MYSQL option
make clean
make deinstall && make reinstall

Then, restart your web server or PHP FCGI process, as applicable.

You should be cool.

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