PHP 5 Beta 2 Installs Fine

Daniel Veillard veillard at
Sun Nov 30 10:09:47 UTC 2003

On Fri, Nov 28, 2003 at 06:45:49PM -0500, Robert L Cochran wrote:
> Just for the record, I was able to compile and install PHP 5, Beta 2 to 
> Fedora Core 1, using (nearly) the same configure options as the Fedora 
> version of php 4.3.3, with only one major issue: the configure script 
> issued a 'sanity check error' while checking net-snmp support. I'm sure 
> I have the right libraries installed, but it consistently errored out, 
> on net-snmp, so I removed the '--with-snmp=shared,/usr' configure line. 
> That allowed configure to succeed.
> Now all I need to do is use PHP5. Which I definitely plan to.

  PHP5 is of interest to me because they reuse libxml2 and libxslt
by default to do the XML processing. From a packaging point of view
this probably mean that some of the Requires and BuildRequires must be


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