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confusing requirements: php 7 and module mysql (not mysqli)

HI everybody,
I am new to C/A and just trying to set up a testserver with all requirements for C/A statet in the documentation
I stumbled over the Required PHP modules list. there you can find the module mysql as required. But in php this module is deprecated and in php 7 it is removed. I only can install mysqli module. One line above the rquired modules it is stated, that php 7 and 7.1 is supported
Support for php 7 and requirement for module mysql seems to me a not resolvable contradiction.
So my question goes: Is php 7 supported and mysqli (or pdo) works also with C/A, or is a php 5.x version is required?
I hope php 7 /mysli is supported and by the way I hope php 7.2 is also supported which ships with ubuntu 18.4 lts


  • It's a mistake. You can use mysqli. PHP 7.2 and 7.3 are support in the current develop branch code on GitHub.

  • Thanks! I got providence up and running now.

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