Unable to load dynamic library '/usr/local/lib/php/20060613/gd.so

APseudoUtopia apseudoutopia at gmail.com
Tue Dec 9 06:01:59 PST 2008

On Tue, Dec 9, 2008 at 2:58 AM, Zbigniew Szalbot <zszalbot at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi,
> I have upgraded php to 5.2.8 because of security notices and then got
> this problem.
> PHP Warning:  PHP Startup: Unable to load dynamic library
> '/usr/local/lib/php/20060613/gd.so' -
> /usr/local/lib/php/20060613/gd.so: Undefined symbol
> "gdImageCreateFromXpm" in Unknown on line 0
> It comes from one of the php scripts run by cron. I googled and found
> out Roberto's advice what to do (in short reinstall php5-gd):
> http://lists.freebsd.org/pipermail/freebsd-questions/2007-May/149974.html
> It seems to have solved this issue. I am mentioning it in case someone
> runs across the same problem.
> Have a nice day!
> --

I've run across this problem several times while upgrading PHP. You
just gotta reinstall the various PHP extensions until it fixes the

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