Building instruction

Pietro pulsarpietro at
Thu Apr 7 20:25:44 UTC 2016

Валентин Бартенев <vbart at>

> On Wednesday 06 April 2016 21:45:44 Pietro wrote:
>> Hi everybody,
>> I would be interested in building the project from the sources and I
>> have checked out the nginx source code following the instruction:
>> I can't figure out where I should start, in fact I do not see a
>> configure script at the top level, quite naively this is what I have
>> done :
>> cd auto
>> ./configure --sbin-path=/usr/local/nginx/nginx --conf-
> path=/usr/local/nginx/nginx.conf --pid-path=/usr/local/nginx/
>> ./configure: 10: .: Can't open auto/options
>> I have the feeling I am getting it all wrong but I can't find clearer
>> building instruction, how do I build NGINX ? Have I missed some crucial
>> docs present in the website or inside the source repo itself ?
> This instruction is valid for release sources from:
> If you build it out of repository, you have to use "auto/configure" instead.
>   wbr, Valentin V. Bartenev


thanks for your answer, I must admit I still do not get it, what do I
need to do ?


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