1. N

    Upgrading PHP 5.6 to PHP 7.2

    This evening I tested the upgrade process from PHP 5.6 to PHP 7.2 since the former is reaching the end of its supported life at the end of this year (2018). The process went fairly smoothly on both my test and production servers and I jotted a few notes on the experience in a Twitter thread...
  2. Maelstorm

    PHP can't connect to MySQL

    I am running FreeBSD 11.1, PHP 7.2, Apache 2.4, and some version of MySQL. The problem is that when I try to access the test page from the web, I get an error that says "Failed to connect to database: could not find driver." I made sure that pdo_mysql was installed, and it shows up on the list...