"In this week's article, I'll take you through installing an
Apache server. I'm assuming you've never done this before, but that
you know a few things about your operating system."
"Unless there is some overwhelming reason not to do so, you
really should get the source code and compile it yourself. There
are a number of reasons for this... By building yourself from the
source code, you'll make sure you have the Apache server that is
right for you, rather than something that someone else thought
might be best for you."
"One configure trick that is worth mentioning specially is
enabling DSO support. DSOs (Dynamic Shared Objects) are a way to
compile Apache modules (and other things) so that they can be
loaded into the server at run time, rather than building them
directly into the Apache executable. This lets you decide to
load, or not load, particular modules, without having to recompile