Forum: NGINX wishlist item - store configure options

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Jonathan V. (Guest)
on 2009-01-06 23:50
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just wanted to wishlist this...

it would be really neat if one could call something like...

  nginx --install_options

or something similar, which would just list all the arguments to ./
configure when nginx was originally installed

i just had to battle with updating an install on a box that wasn't
built by me, and it wasn't fun.
Almir K. (Guest)
on 2009-01-07 00:07
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-V.
Jim O. (Guest)
on 2009-01-07 00:08
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# nginx -V

or

# /path/to/nginx -V

Jim
Jonathan V. (Guest)
on 2009-01-07 01:30
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Christmas came 360 days early this year!

man nginx only lists this:

  OPTIONS
         A summary of options is included below:

         -c <configuration file> Specifies a particular configuration
file for nginx to load.
         -v Show version of program.
         -t Tests nginx configuration

So i guess what I really need is a documents update ;)
Maxim D. (Guest)
on 2009-01-07 15:26
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Hello!

On Tue, Jan 06, 2009 at 06:21:50PM -0500, Jonathan V. wrote:

>          -t Tests nginx configuration
>
> So i guess what I really need is a documents update ;)

There is no official manpage for nginx.  It's probably something
added by your package builder, ask him for update.

Official documentation for command-line switches is here (in
russian):

http://sysoev.ru/nginx/docs/switches.html

Corresponding english wiki page is:

http://wiki.codemongers.com/NginxCommandLine

Maxim D.

p.s. As for Christmas, the reason seems clear.  Here in Russia we
celebrate Christmas at January 7. :)
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