automatix automatix - 1 month ago 25
PHP Question

Installing Phalcon PHP Devtools: "ERROR: Phalcon extension isn't installed ..." though the module is installed

After some days ago I installed

Phalcon PHP
, I am more and more exited about it. Now I want to try the
Phalcon Devtools
out. I've just installed it like in the
installation manual via Composer
(for Linux) shown. But when I try to execute the
phalcon
command, I get an error:

$ phalcon commands
ERROR: Phalcon extension isn't installed, follow these instructions to install it: http://docs.phalconphp.com/en/latest/reference/install.html


What can be the problem?

(Environment:
Debian GNU/Linux 7.4 (wheezy)
,
PHP 5.5.11-1
).




Additional information:

I installed Phalcon PHP like in the docu shown:

$ apt-get install php5-dev libpcre3-dev gcc make php5-mysql
$ git clone --depth=1 git://github.com/phalcon/cphalcon.git
$ cd cphalcon/build
$ ./install


Since it seemed to not work, I tried it with

$ cd cphalon/build/64bits
$ export CFLAGS="-O2 --fvisibility=hidden"
$ ./configure --enable-phalcon
$ make && make install


After that the module was compiled and the
phalcon.so
created in the PHP modules direcroty
/usr/lib/php5/20121212
. Then I created the
INI
file
/etc/php5/mods-available/phalcon.ini
(with content
extension=phalcon.so
) manually and enabled it with a symlink:
ln -s /etc/php5/mods-available/phalcon.ini /etc/php5/fpm/conf.d/20-phalcon.ini
. And after a restart it worked. I created a "Hello World!" application and the module was also displayed in the
phpinfo()
output:

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But the output of
php --modules
does not contain "phalcon". And the output of
get_loaded_extensions()
does not contain it as well. Why?

Answer

The answer to both questions (1. Why do I get an error? and 2. Why php --modules doesn't show the module, though phpinfo() (in browser) does?) is the same: I enabled the module for FPM, but didn't do this for the CLI.

$ ln -s /etc/php5/mods-available/phalcon.ini /etc/php5/cli/conf.d/20-phalcon.ini

Now it works!

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