Problems with mysql 5.7 (I believe)

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Problems with mysql 5.7 (I believe)

Postby smora » Wed Dec 27, 2017 10:01 pm

They have made an update in mysql to version 5.7 and now I get this message:

Database Error: The PHP `ext/mysql` extension is removed in PHP 7, cannot use the `mysql` driver. Also, this system does not support MySQLi or PDO MySQL. Cannot instantiate database driver

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Re: Problems with mysql 5.7 (I believe)

Postby lefteriskavadas » Wed Dec 27, 2017 10:09 pm

Hi,

You are getting this message because they updated PHP not MySQL. Edit your site's configuration.php file and make sure the database driver is set to MySQLi:

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public $dbtype = 'mysqli';


If your hosting provider does not support MySQLi as you wrote then you need to change hosting company.

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Re: Problems with mysql 5.7 (I believe)

Postby RedEye » Thu Dec 28, 2017 3:52 am

lefteriskavadas wrote:If your hosting provider does not support MySQLi as you wrote then you need to change hosting company.

First you should kick his ass very very very hard, because mysqli extension is the standard since php 5.2


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