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Compile nginx from source, include the Headers More module - Ubuntu
sudo su -
# stuff we need to build from source
apt-get install libpcre3-dev build-essential libssl-dev
# get the nginx source
cd /opt/
tar -zxvf nginx*
# we'll put the source for nginx modules in here
mkdir /opt/nginxmodules
cd /opt/nginxmodules
# get the source for the Headers More module - see
wget --no-check-certificate
tar -zxvf v0.14
mv agentzh-headers-more-nginx-module-2cbbc15 headers-more
cd /opt/nginx*/
# configure with chosen modules - see &
./configure \
--conf-path=/etc/nginx/nginx.conf \
--error-log-path=/var/log/nginx/error.log \
--pid-path=/var/run/ \
--lock-path=/var/lock/nginx.lock \
--http-log-path=/var/log/nginx/access.log \
--with-http_dav_module \
--http-client-body-temp-path=/var/lib/nginx/body \
--http-proxy-temp-path=/var/lib/nginx/proxy \
--with-http_stub_status_module \
--http-fastcgi-temp-path=/var/lib/nginx/fastcgi \
--with-debug \
make install
vi /etc/init.d/nginx # edit the DEAMON with the correct new path, which is now /usr/local/nginx/sbin/nginx
/etc/init.d/nginx start
# Nginx should now be running - test it by visting your http://hostname/
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thanks i compile this method on CentOS

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maszd commented Apr 2, 2017

Hi @palaboy can you share your method please, iam use centos too.

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i am getting below error while compiling , as i don't know much about C, i am not able to solve this issue please help


/opt/vtsmodules/nginx-module-vts/src/ngx_http_vhost_traffic_status_string.c: In function 'ngx_http_vhost_traffic_status_replace_strc':
/opt/vtsmodules/nginx-module-vts/src/ngx_http_vhost_traffic_status_string.c:161:9: error: implicit declaration of function 'ngx_memmove' [-Werror=implicit-function-declaration]
cc1: all warnings being treated as errors
make[1]: *** [objs/addon/src/ngx_http_vhost_traffic_status_string.o] Error 1
make[1]: Leaving directory `/opt/nginx-0.8.54'
make: *** [build] Error 2

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