Saturday, May 5, 2012


  1. How do you install that? I've tried
    sudo apt-get install gdbm-devel
    but that gave me "E: Unable to locate package gdbm-devel" and I also tried
    yum install gdbm-devel but only got
    No package gdbm-devel available.

    So, how does one actually install this?

  2. Hi Jc

    I was able to install gdbm-devel using yum on my CentOS 6.3. If you are not using CentOS or RHEL, then I could not help but you could check and see if there are package suitable to your OS.

  3. configure: error: DBA: Could not find necessary header file(s).
    solution: yum install gdbm-devel

    If you still have issues :

    Try installing below :

    yum install php-dba
    Error still exists.
    yum install qdbm*
    Error still exists.
    yum install db4*
    This should do it !!