build question

Sergey Budnevitch sb at
Sun Oct 28 15:57:23 UTC 2012

On 28  Oct2012, at 03:24 , AJ Weber <aweber at> wrote:

> I was attempting to build nginx 1.2.4 from source, and include the chunkin module.  I also included the autolib module, because from what I could understand, it would help reduce the need for some of the other source/devel packages to build.
> I ended up with a clean build, but nginx is 6.3MB, and the version I installed from a binary package is only 813KB.  So I'm wondering whether this is normal or what happened, and basically how to test my build now.  Is there a test-script package or anything that can verify that binary I created?

It is normal. Your binary contains debug information and version from package is stripped (man strip).

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