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How to install php memcached on CentOS 6.5
#!/bin/bash
# How to install PHP memcached on CentOS 6.5
# Install dependencies
yum install cyrus-sasl-devel zlib-devel gcc-c++
# Get the latest libmemcached
wget https://launchpad.net/libmemcached/1.0/1.0.16/+download/libmemcached-1.0.16.tar.gz
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
make install
# After memcached's dependencies has been satisfied, install it with pecl
pecl install memcached
# Enable it for PHP
echo "extension=memcached.so" > /etc/php.d/memcached.ini
# Restart any PHP related daemons
service httpd restart
@Csardelacal
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Csardelacal commented May 21, 2016

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.

@webysther
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webysther commented Jun 30, 2016

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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