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What I have tried ...

# apt-get install php5-dev
# apt-get install gearman-job-server libgearman-dev
# pecl install gearman

Result ...

configure: error: Please install libgearman
ERROR: `/tmp/pear/temp/gearman/configure' failed

Than I tried ...

# export GEARMAN_LIB_DIR=/usr/include/libgearman
# export GEARMAN_INC_DIR=/usr/include/libgearman
# pecl install gearman

Result ...

configure: error: libgearman version 0.21 or later required

Then I tried ...

# wget
# tar -zxf gearman-1.1.1.tgz
# cd gearman-1.1.1
# phpize

Result ... same error as in attempt 2

Whats wrong?

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Debian 6 only has version 0.13 of Gearman. You either need to upgrade that, or find an older version of the PHP extension. You could try installing the packages from testing.

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Thats it. Thanks. – Aley Feb 20 '13 at 17:47
@mgorven How is it possible to ugrade the version of libgearman on Debian 6? I'm facing the same problem :( – Matthieu Napoli Apr 5 '13 at 10:11

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