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From "Joshua Slive" <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] How to determine build flags
Date Thu, 11 May 2006 13:33:47 GMT
On 5/11/06, Mike VanHorn <> wrote:
> Is there a way to determine what build flags were used to produce an httpd
> binary, when all you have is the binary? I'm trying to upgrade the
> oem-installed Apache, and I would like to be able to just drop the new one
> in, so it would be helpful to know all the flags so it gets build exactly
> the same way.

What you need to find is the file "config.nice".  On a standard apache
install, this is placed in the build/ directory under the ServerRoot.
Where it is on your system is anyones guess.

httpd -V
gives you some info, but certainly not everyting.


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