How can I do cross Compile Nginx Web Server?

motiee at motiee at
Fri Apr 13 20:04:39 UTC 2018

 Dear Maxim
 Thanks for attention.
 My target Board is  (target 
OS: Linux 3.6.9)
 I need Web server , what is your advice?
 would you please tell me more? (I am new in Linux world).
 I have Install Nginx on my Host system (abuntu 16.0.4 LTS ) with out any 
problem, but I need to a web server on my Target .

 From: "Maxim Dounin" <mdounin at>
Sent: Friday, April 13, 2018 11:05 PM
To: nginx at
Subject: Re: How can I do cross Compile Nginx Web Server?   

On Fri, Apr 13, 2018 at 08:41:39PM +0430, motiee at wrote:

> Hi,
> I need to do Cross Compile Nginx Web Server to use on my target board.
> I tried , but ...
> hesam at hesam-MS-7392:~/temp/nginx-1.9.9$ ./configure
> --crossbuild=Linux::arm
> --with-cc="/home/hesam/g25/arm-2011.09/bin/arm-none-linux-gnueabi-gcc"
> --with-ld-opt="/usr/arm-linux-gnueabi/lib"
> --with-cc-opt="/usr/arm-linux-gnueabi/include"building for Linux::arm
> checking for C compiler ... found but is not working
> ./configure: error: C compiler
> /home/hesam/g25/arm-2011.09/bin/arm-none-linux-gnueabi-gcc is not found
> Please tell me how can I do it?
> Note: The "autoconf.err" file is attached.

Cross-compilation is not supported by nginx (except
cross-compilation for win32 using wine, and this what --crossbuild
to be used for). You need a native toolchain to build nginx.

If your board is not powerful enough, consider using a virtual

Maxim Dounin
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