How to install mysqli on my server?

June 17, 2014 9k views
It seems my server doesn't have mysqli. How can I install it? I tried to follow the instructions on php.net by running the following command:
./configure --with-mysql=/usr –with-mysqli=/usr/bin/mysql_config
It returns:
-bash: ./configure: No such file or directory
Thanks!
4 Answers
I also tried this:
yum install php-mysqli
And get this:
Loaded plugins: fastestmirror
Loading mirror speeds from cached hostfile
 * base: centos.mirror.constant.com
 * epel: mirror.seas.harvard.edu
 * extras: centos.someimage.com
 * updates: bay.uchicago.edu
Setting up Install Process
No package php-mysqli available.
Error: Nothing to do
I was finally able to do it through easyapache...

which package to install to get MySQLi ?

Hi @adha - you have to recompile using EasyApache - go to advanced settings during the process and from there you can select the MySQLi extension.

Cheers,

Greg

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