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How to install php memcached on CentOS 6.5
# How to install PHP memcached on CentOS 6.5
# Install dependencies
yum install cyrus-sasl-devel zlib-devel gcc-c++
# Get the latest libmemcached
tar -xvf libmemcached-1.0.16.tar.gz
cd libmemcached-1.0.16
# Compile and install liblmemcached with sasl disabled
./configure --disable-memcached-sasl
make install
# After memcached's dependencies has been satisfied, install it with pecl
pecl install memcached
# Enable it for PHP
echo "" > /etc/php.d/memcached.ini
# Restart any PHP related daemons
service httpd restart
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youad01 commented Nov 15, 2014

thank you for the tuto
when i make all steps and after restart httpd
i execute php -m to know if memcached work i see this error message

PHP Warning: PHP Startup: Unable to load dynamic library '/usr/lib64/php/modules/' - /usr/lib64/php/modules/ undefined symbol: memcached_bucket_set in Unknown on line 0

help please

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yekz commented May 28, 2015

thank you!

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Because this comes up when you Google looking for how to install the Memcached extension on CentOS. It may be easiest for you to just use the package manager command:

yum install php56w-pecl-memcached.i386

In case you're getting a broken dependency (because you, like me, have a different version of PHP installed than the one that ships with your repository) use --skip-broken to get it to work. Be careful when using this option since it might not be the PHP version in your case, look carefully before skipping broken packages.

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waqleh commented Jun 30, 2016

thank you.

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configure: WARNING: unrecognized options: --disable-memcached-sasl

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agastiazoro commented Dec 13, 2016

if you have this error running "pecl install memcached"

running: phpize
sh: phpize: command not found
ERROR: `phpize' failed

then you can install:
yum install php-devel

Thanks paul91

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