SSL support in Debian (etch) package

Adrian Perez adrianperez at
Fri May 23 13:51:36 MSD 2008

On Fri, 23 May 2008 11:22:54 +0200
Björn Keil <deephell at> wrote:

> Do I have to activate ssl before I use "ssl on", or is it simply that
> the package was compiled without SSL support? Can I somehow see what
> flags nginx was compiled with?

SSL support must be enabled at compile-time. You can check which build
options were passed to the configure script by issuing "nginx -V" in a
terminal. My bet is that the Debian packager disabled SSL...


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