Forum: NGINX wishlist item - store configure options

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3fc448a0368821b51a9f7e2781a8b7a6?d=identicon&s=25 Jonathan Vanasco (Guest)
on 2009-01-06 22:50
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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.
F850da95064ee4b7eae9caff255f6224?d=identicon&s=25 Almir Karic (Guest)
on 2009-01-06 23:07
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2c6f80fff253635f12c249ef4f116796?d=identicon&s=25 Jim Ohlstein (Guest)
on 2009-01-06 23:08
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# nginx -V


# /path/to/nginx -V

3fc448a0368821b51a9f7e2781a8b7a6?d=identicon&s=25 Jonathan Vanasco (Guest)
on 2009-01-07 00:30
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Christmas came 360 days early this year!

man nginx only lists this:

         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 ;)
A8108a0961c6087c43cda32c8616dcba?d=identicon&s=25 Maxim Dounin (Guest)
on 2009-01-07 14:26
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On Tue, Jan 06, 2009 at 06:21:50PM -0500, Jonathan Vanasco 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

Corresponding english wiki page is:

Maxim Dounin

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