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I needed to compile the latest PHP5 from source so I could enable FPM support. The following packages needed installing to successfully complete compilation. Read the rest of this entry »

I was surprised to find PDO sqlite support wasn’t included by default with PHP 5 on my Ubuntu (10.04) virtual machine. You can check which drivers are available with this small snippet of code (assuming you run this from the command line):

foreach (PDO::getAvailableDrivers() as $driver) {
    echo $driver . PHP_EOL;

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MySQL bug

posted 2010 // tech // 0

I can’t remember the last time I stumbled across a bug in MySQL, however this morning I did.
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Not long now until Ubuntu Ibex is released. However, I ran into this issue again this morning so I thought I’d document the solution for others.
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