The SDO extension requires PHP 5.1.0 or higher. It also requires the libxml2 library. Normally libxml2 will already be installed, but if not, it can be downloaded from » http://www.xmlsoft.org/.
Earlier versions of the SDO extension required a separate shared library for the XML DAS. This is now obsolete and any references to
sdo_das_xml.soshould be removed from your
The three SDO components - the SDO core, the XML DAS and the Relational DAS - are packaged together with Service Component Architecture (SCA) into one PECL project, SCA_SDO, so you can download SCA and all three parts of SDO with the command:
pecl install SCA_SDO
This command will build the SDO shared library as well as installing the PHP files that make up SCA and the SDO Relational DAS.
If you want to use the latest beta version, then instead run:
pecl install SCA_SDO-beta
The pecl command automatically installs the SDO module into your PHP extensions directory. To enable the SDO extension you must add the following line to
For more information about building PECL packages, consult the PECL installation section of the manual.
Building SDO on Linux
This section describes how to build the SDO core and XML DAS on Linux. You would only need to know how to do this if you wish to build a recent version that you have checked out of SVN.
Change to the main extension directory: cd < wherever your sdo code is >
Run phpize, which will set up the environment to compile SDO.
Next, run ./configure; make; make install. Please note, you may need to login as root to install the extension.
Make sure that the module is loaded by PHP, by adding