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Re: More options for nginx

Nils Ratusznik <> writes:

> Nginx modules are not the same as Apache modules, they are always built
> inside the main binary file. Having one package per option would be
> crazy, I think. Moreover, some people would want a combination of some
> options enabled and some other disabled.

I see.  It's too bad that modules aren't modules.

> I noticed Ubuntu (maybe others ? )has more than one nginx package.
> Here are some of them :
> - nginx - small, powerful, scalable web/proxy server
> - nginx-common - small, powerful, scalable web/proxy server - common files
> - nginx-core - nginx web/proxy server (core version)
> - nginx-extras - nginx web/proxy server (extended version)
> - nginx-full - nginx web/proxy server (standard version)
> - nginx-light - nginx web/proxy server (basic version)
> - nginx-naxsi - nginx web/proxy server (version with naxsi)
> - nginx-naxsi-ui - nginx web/proxy server - naxsi configuration front-end

I guess the real question is how many users are there who are put out by
building from source.   If it's not causing people trouble, it may be
best to leave things as they are.

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