Compiled nginx doesn't work with PHP

Maxim Dounin mdounin at
Wed Nov 27 09:48:23 UTC 2013


On Wed, Nov 27, 2013 at 02:32:15AM -0500, joshua1991 wrote:

> Hello there, I have posted this question on stackoverflow already  but
> thought this place would be more appropriate.
> I have a properly installed (apt-get) nginx that works perfectly with html
> and php (php5-fpm) but when I download the source of the same version (I
> don't modify it for testing purposes), I configure it with "sudo ./configure
> --prefix=/etc/nginx --sbin-path=/usr/sbin --without-http_gzip_module" then
> make, install, reload and restart it. All the PHP files stop working after
> that, they are being served as binary so the browser prompts to save them,
> HTML files continue to be served properly.
> Any insights on where to start debugging this issue? All the configs
> remained the same from the working version, the only difference is that .php
> files don't work.

Compare "nginx -V" output for both versions, most likely they use 
diferent prefixes and/or conf paths.

Maxim Dounin

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