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Nginx Module Extension by Usama Dar

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Installing source distribution

Nginx binary packages are outdated and usually have an older version. If the binaries on your platform are not the latest and up-to-date, you can download the source from http://nginx.org/en/download.html. At the time of writing this chapter, Version 1.4.3 is the stable downloadable version.

You can also checkout or clone the latest source.

Read-only Subversion repositories:

code: svn://svn.nginx.org/nginx

Read-only Mercurial repositories:

site: http://hg.nginx.org/nginx.org

After you have downloaded the source archive, un-tar it and use the following standard build commands to build a standard binary:

./configure
make
sudo make install

This places the Nginx binary under user/local. However, you can override this path ...

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