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From Jeff Trawick <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] Compiling HTTPD from Source
Date Sat, 25 Oct 2014 13:32:35 GMT
On Sat, Oct 25, 2014 at 9:16 AM, Lesley Kimmel <>

> All;
> I've had good success compiling HTTPD from source when compiling on RHEL5
> and running on RHEL5 or compiling on RHEL6 and running on RHEL6. I see
> there are library compatibility issues when compiling on RHEL6, for
> example, and trying to run on RHEL5. How can I compile in a more generic
> way to to be distro independent?

Generally: compile on the lowest glibc and kernel versions on which you
plan to run

There's a recent discussion thread on dev@apr about working around this,
but it is an iterative process and might not work from release to release.
Here's that thread:

> Thanks in advance,
> -Les
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