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SLES15SP1 install php7-mcrypt module

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SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 Support Pack 1


The mcrypt encryption module rpm package hase been removed and now this has to be compiled and installed manually..


installation method:
SUSEConnect --product sle-module-basesystem/15.1/x86_64
SUSEConnect --product PackageHub/15.1/x86_64

zypper in -y php7-devel
zypper in -y gcc gcc-c++
zypper in -y re2c

Two tgz packages have been uploaded to the tid attachment
tar zxvf libmcrypt-2.5.8.tar.gz
cd libmcrypt-2.5.8/
make && make install

tar zxvf mcrypt-1.0.1.tgz
cd mcrypt-1.0.1/
./configure --with-php-config=/usr/bin/php-config
make && make install
Add a line at the end of the /etc/php7/cli/php.ini file:
To check if the correct version is running and the module has been installed run:
# php --version
PHP 7.2.5 (cli) (NTS)
Copyright (c) 1997-2018 The PHP Group
Zend Engine v3.2.0, Copyright (c) 1998-2018 Zend Technologies
# php -m|grep mc


The mcrypt package has been removed


Reported to Engineering


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  • Document ID:000019743
  • Creation Date: 22-Oct-2020
  • Modified Date:23-Oct-2020
    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server

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