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When i run


i can see that the only available driver is sqlite, and i want to use Postgresql. What should i do to accomplish that?

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yum install php5-pgsql

pdo_pgsql is included in php5-pgsql.

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There is no such package available... – Anton Gildebrand Sep 16 '12 at 17:07
That's probably because this package doesn't exist in the default repository. Here you can find instructions about how to add a repository that contains these packages. – Samy Dindane Sep 16 '12 at 17:18
I tried "yum install php54w-pgsql", but then PHP wont work at all (printed in plain text) – Anton Gildebrand Sep 16 '12 at 17:19
Worked it out. Thought php54w-pgsql was a package with php and pgsql, and not only an update. Installed php54w again and php54w-pgsql on top of that :) – Anton Gildebrand Sep 16 '12 at 17:48
Using php5-pgsql solved my problem on CentOS 6 – DeadEye Jul 1 at 9:47

You need to run for php 5.5:

yum install php55w-pgsql

For php 5.6 command is:

yum install php56w-pgsql

If you need another php extension, please read this article: PHP 5.6 on CentOS/RHEL 7.1 and 6.7 via Yum

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