We help IT Professionals succeed at work.

How can I configure PHP5.3 to work with ncuses?

1,330 Views
Last Modified: 2012-06-27
I’m trying to get ncurses to work with php5.3. I have install mysql, Apache2 and PHP5.3 through yum but when I run a php file from command line I get the error:
PHP Fatal error:  Call to undefined function ncurses_init() in /home/ec2-user/files/SensorSimulator.php on line 8
Ncurses packages that I have installed now through yum:
ncurses.i686                           5.7-3.20090208.9.amzn1       installed
ncurses-base.i686                      5.7-3.20090208.9.amzn1       installed
ncurses-devel.i686                     5.7-3.20090208.9.amzn1       @amzn-main
ncurses-libs.i686                      5.7-3.20090208.9.amzn1       installed
ncurses-static.i686                    5.7-3.20090208.9.amzn1       amzn-main
ncurses-term.i686                      5.7-3.20090208.9.amzn1       amzn-main
How can I configure PHP to work with ncuses?
Thanks
Comment
Watch Question

Top Expert 2007

Commented:
check for php*-ncurse package or compile the extension on your own
CERTIFIED EXPERT
Commented:
This one is on us!
(Get your first solution completely free - no credit card required)
UNLOCK SOLUTION

Gain unlimited access to on-demand training courses with an Experts Exchange subscription.

Get Access
Why Experts Exchange?

Experts Exchange always has the answer, or at the least points me in the correct direction! It is like having another employee that is extremely experienced.

Jim Murphy
Programmer at Smart IT Solutions

When asked, what has been your best career decision?

Deciding to stick with EE.

Mohamed Asif
Technical Department Head

Being involved with EE helped me to grow personally and professionally.

Carl Webster
CTP, Sr Infrastructure Consultant
Empower Your Career
Did You Know?

We've partnered with two important charities to provide clean water and computer science education to those who need it most. READ MORE

Ask ANY Question

Connect with Certified Experts to gain insight and support on specific technology challenges including:

  • Troubleshooting
  • Research
  • Professional Opinions
Unlock the solution to this question.
Join our community and discover your potential

Experts Exchange is the only place where you can interact directly with leading experts in the technology field. Become a member today and access the collective knowledge of thousands of technology experts.

*This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

OR

Please enter a first name

Please enter a last name

8+ characters (letters, numbers, and a symbol)

By clicking, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.