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Apache Today: Apache Guide: Configuring Your Apache Compile with ./Configure

Nov 06, 2000, 13:26 (0 Talkback[s])
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"During my 'Introduction to Apache Server' talk at ApacheCon, I talked about configuring your Apache compilation using the configure script. During the break, someone asked why I was talking about using configure, but did not mention using Configure."

"That's configure with a lower case c, and Configure with an upper case C, in case you missed the distinction."

"Well, I suppose there's really no particular reason that I talk about one over the other. Except that configure seems to be a little easier to explain to beginners."

"So, in this article, I'll talk about using Configure -- why you might want to, some of its advantages, and how to use it to make your life easier."

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