A WebServer Guide -- Help Using Apache
and pick yourself up a copy. If you\'ve not already done so, you\'ll need to
become root. Navigate to the same directory as the .rpm file you obtained, and
then type the following command, substituting the name of the .rpm you\'re
using for apache-1.x.x-x.i386.rpm.
grind away, displaying its progress with a primitive ####### progress bar.
Barring any errors, you\'re done.
interested in knowing how to install Apache from scratch, read on. Or you can
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Apache from source
may seem a daunting proposition to newcomers, but the Apache developers have
done a wonderful job of making the task about as simple as could be. Just
three more commands than a binary installation and you skip the arduous task
of figuring out which binary is the right one for your particular operating
system. Let\'s give it a whirl, shall we?
Point your Web browser at
download the gzip\'d form of the current version of
Now let\'s uncompress that
archive using gunzip and tar. You should replace
below with the name of the gzip\'d file you
gunzip apache_1.3.11.tar.gz | tar xvf -
You should end up with an
x being the particular sub-version of Apache you downloaded. Move into the
newly created directory.
Now we\'ll use the
make commands to (you
guessed it) configure, make, and install Apache. If you\'ve not already done
so, now would be the time to become root.
Your screen should look
Configuring for Apache, Version 1.3.11
Creating Configuration.apaci in src
Creating Makefile in src
+ configured for Linux platform
+ setting C compiler to gcc
+ setting C pre-processor to gcc -E
+ checking for system header files
+ adding selected modules
+ checking sizeof various data types
+ doing sanity check on compiler and options