Fedora 3 and PHP 5

  • sleightofhand
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Post 3+ Months Ago

OS: Fedora 3

when i go to do the config for PHP 5.0.2 it errors at the end of the config.

./configure --with-apxs2=/usr/local/apache2/bin/apxs --with-mysql

loading cache ./config.cache
checking host system type... i686-pc-linux-gnu
checking for gcc... gcc
checking whether the C compiler (gcc ) works... yes
checking whether the C compiler (gcc ) is a cross-compiler... no
checking whether we are using GNU C... yes
checking whether gcc accepts -g... yes
checking whether gcc and cc understand -c and -o together... yes
checking how to run the C preprocessor... gcc -E
checking for AIX... no
checking if compiler supports -R... no
checking if compiler supports -Wl,-rpath,... yes
checking for re2c... exit 0;
checking for ranlib... ranlib
checking whether ln -s works... yes
checking for mawk... no
checking for gawk... gawk
checking for bison... no
checking for byacc... no
configure: warning: You will need bison if you want to regenerate the PHP parsers.
checking for flex... lex
checking for yywrap in -ll... no
checking lex output file root... ./configure: line 2418: lex: command not found
configure: error: cannot find output from lex; giving up

it was suggested by a friend that i yum install lex, still got error. any ideas?
  • KCamel
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Post 3+ Months Ago


I'm not familiar with your problem but try to find the following
- bison
- flex

and install them, freshmeat.net

btw is php4 working? and you want to upgrade or what?

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