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Post by Alexej Kubarev » Thu Oct 21, 2004 4:13 am

You should use the SAME file as bundeled with your PHP version..
I recommend you to install PHP 4.3.9
It has everything that you need
Plus be sure to check the installation guide on

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Post by Alex » Tue Oct 26, 2004 6:17 am

make sure that you have mysql running before you try to connect to it using PHP. but i dont see a reason why you shouldnt be able to connect to it otherwise.
make sure that PHP is working propperly
make sure that apache is working propperly
make sure that you use mysql_connect() or mysql_pconnect() propperly.
if you can get into your mysql (via .../mysql -h localhost -u "user" -p), you should be able to connect to it using PHP...

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