[php-maint] Bug#320835: No more technical problem wrt php5-mysqli ?

Allard Hoeve allard at byte.nl
Wed May 31 10:35:58 UTC 2006

> Here is what I've been doing to build it with mysqli support.
> apt-get source php5
> apt-get build-dep php5
> cd php5-5.1.2/
> In debian/rules at about line 64 add a line like this 
> '--with-mysqli=/usr/bin/mysql_config \'
> debuild (or if that doesn't work 'debian/rules binary'
> I'm not sure how hard it would be to build packages for php 5.1.4.

It's not at all difficult to enable Debian-style:

* Enable --with-mysqli=/usr/bin/mysql_config,shared in debian/rules
* Add the module in debian/modulelist ("mysqli mysqli")
* Add a package to the control file (copy from php5-mysql)

Here we have the php5-mysqli package!



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