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JBoss EAP6 High Availability by Weinan Li

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Compiling and installing Apache httpd

Now, let's learn how to compile and install Apache httpd. You may ask why we need to compile the Apache httpd by ourselves. There are multiple reasons. Usually, the httpd is provided by different platforms that have different versions and different configurations. For example, if you are using Ubuntu Linux and I'm using MacOS, our httpd versions will be different and our configurations of httpd will also be different.

In practice, compiling httpd, mod_jk, and mod_cluster is also common. This is because sometimes the newer versions of mod_jk and mod_cluster are released in the source code format before the binary format. So, we need to build them by ourselves.

Downloading httpd

First, let's download the source ...

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