Php – How to fix error with xml2-config not found when installing PHP from sources


When I try to install php 5.3 stable from source on Ubuntu (downloading compressed installation file from and I run ./configure I get this error:

configure: error: xml2-config not found. Please check your libxml2 installation.

Best Solution

All you need to do instal install package libxml2-dev for example:

sudo apt-get install libxml2-dev


sudo yum install libxml2-devel