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Tutorial shows how to build a Linux web server

Apr 05, 2009, 18:02 (1 Talkback[s])

"Part one of the series, written by Simtec Senior Software Engineer Sanders and Simtec Software Engineer Silverstone, walked new Linux developers through the construction of a simple embedded Linux system. Principal sections of the new web server tutorial include: A

"utomated, reproducible, reliable building -- Shortening the edit, build, and test cycle via automation, including use of a Revision Control System (RCS), or for larger systems, a full build manager

"Scripting builds and common tasks -- using a shell script to add functions to copy executables and their library dependencies, configure a DHCP client, and copy kernel modules from the host to the target

"Creating a web server's file system -- Choosing and configuring a web server, acquiring the Thttpd binary, and testing with the QEMU emulator."

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