[CentOS] CentOS-4.3 and PHP PostgreSQL extension.

Wed Jul 5 17:54:49 UTC 2006
Max H. <btmanmeh at verizon.net>

James B. Byrne wrote:
> I need to enable pg support on one of my CentOS servers. I know nothing about
> PHP but DRUPAL requires a DB backend and we have standardized on pg rather
> than mysql.  The PHP.net page devoted to the subject of pg says that to enable
> pg support PHP must be built with the flag "--with-pgsql[=DIR]" and that the
> required support extension must be loaded via the /etc/php.ini file with the
> statement "extension=pgsql.so".
> However, I have tried to find this file "pgsql.so" on the CentOS server before
> proceeding blindly and have come up empty.  Can somebody here give me some
> detailed help on getting DRUPAL running with PsotgreSQL under CentOS; or at
> least point me to a site where I can find out how to obtatin the necessary and
> appropriate pgsql.so file?  I cannot seem to find the necessary information on
> either php.net or postgresql.org.

yum whatprovides pgsql.so

yum install php-pgsql.i386