I am getting an error as show by the image above when attempting to install CiviCRM on drupal.
What does this error message mean and how could I go about fixing it?
The entire configuration report is as follows:
Recommend setting MAMP to use PHP5.6 if you have that option.
The screenshots show MAMP is set to use PHP7, but CiviCRM isn't ready for PHP7 yet.
ext/mysql in favour of
ext/pdo_mysql. CiviCRM looks for
ext/mysql, and the installer test is bailing out when it detects that this isn't supported.)
its worth noting that now with the release of 4.7.12 and the work completed on CRM-17789 That you now have 2 options,
Try changing the DSN in civicrm.settings.php from mysql to mysqli in the following line: define( 'CIVICRM_UF_DSN', 'mysqli://cms_db_username:cms_db_password@db_server/cms_database?new_link=true');
For anyone else having this problem, XAMPP 5.5.33 is shipping with the mysql_connect extension disabled by default. You need to go to php.ini file and uncomment the line