Adding a module, config variables unknown

Valery Kholodkov valery+nginxen at
Thu Aug 21 19:23:13 MSD 2008

"Bjoern" <bjoern at> wrote:

>  it seems the absolute path was the problem.
> My solution is this:
> cd ~/devel/nginx
> mkdir src/addons
> ln -s /home/myuser/data/development/workspace/ngx_mymodule/src/
> src/addons/ngx_mymodule
> ./configure --add-module=src/addons/ngx_mymodule
> make
> make install
> I don't know why the absolute path doesn't work. The oddest thing is,
> that everything gets compiled perfectly well and that the binary
> contains strings containing 'ngx_mymodule', so it's in there.
> I'm not sure, why the path is relevant after the compile process
> succeeded... but it seems to be. Can anybody explain this to me, please?
> Or am I just misinterpreting anything?

What is the output of configure and make in all cases?

Best regards,
Valery Kholodkov

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