[blfs-dev] [blfs-book] r13255 - in trunk/BOOK: . general/prog introduction/welcome server/databases

Pierre Labastie pierre.labastie at neuf.fr
Wed Jun 18 02:16:28 PDT 2014

Le 18/06/2014 02:26, fernando at higgs.linuxfromscratch.org a écrit :
> --- trunk/BOOK/general/prog/php.xml	Tue Jun 17 14:03:59 2014	(r13254)
> +++ trunk/BOOK/general/prog/php.xml	Tue Jun 17 17:26:39 2014	(r13255)
> @@ -287,6 +287,9 @@
>         <para><parameter>--with-readline</parameter>: This parameter
>         enables command line <application>Readline</application> support.</para>
> +      <para><parameter>--with-mysql</parameter>: This parameter
> +      includes <application>MariaDB/MySQL</application> support.</para>
> +
>         <para><option>--disable-libxml</option>: This option
>         allows building PHP without <application>libxml2</application>
>         installed.</para>

Since --with-mysql is not in the instructions, it should be an <option> tag.

OTOH, as stated in the text, there are a lot of other options possible, 
and a possible set of options is given  at
This set includes --with-mysql.

Also, another (not too bad IMHO) possibility could be to promote Mariadb 
to a recommended dep, and add the --with-mysql to our configure 
switches: I am far from being a PHP wizard, but I know that PHP and 
Mysql come very often together, so we could _recommend_ that.

Fernando, you told me once "if it is not broken, don't fix it". What was 


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