can't get support for postgresql or mysql

Kevin D. Kinsey, DaleCo, S.P. kdk at
Fri Sep 17 14:32:29 PDT 2004

asolomon15 wrote:

> Hello everyone...   I have a problem getting support for mysql within 
> php.   I am running freebsd 5.2.1 and php 4.3.8.  When I tried to run 
> a php script that uses a mysql db connection, I got  this error
>  *Fatal error*: Call to undefined function: mysql_connect() in
> I did a phpinfo() and noticed i didn't see any mysql or postgresql 
> support in it.   I then tried to install php4-mysql module from the 
> freebsd ports and still no luck.    I also tried reinstalling both and 
> I still end up in the same situation.   I did a google search for how 
> to load a mysql module but I keep getting articles about how to load 
> it with apache.   What should I do? 

Please read /usr/ports/UPDATING if it is available on your system.  If not,
you may access it via the cvsweb at the Project web site.  You will need to
install /usr/ports/lang/php4-extensions to, um, get the extensions ;-)

Kevin Kinsey
DaleCo, S.P.

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