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I want to compile Apache 2.4 as 32 bit on Solaris 10 64 bit OS. I have gcc installed and I have packages of apr, Apr-util, pcre and open SSL with me. How do I compile it as 32 bit so as to get Apache httpd 32bit Web server?

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I've installed Apache on several Solaris boxes, and I'm pretty sure that the typical download of the Apache tar file, extract to a directory, cd to the directory, then

./configure
make

will create a 32 bit executable, with flags to use 64 bit integers. After you create the executable, you can just do a

file httpd

and verify you have a 32 bit binary. I've noticed most software on Solaris runs a little slower for true 64 bit binaries.

  • Thank you, I am. Unable to install Apache 2.4.10 with gcc 3.4.3 which Is there in Solaris 10,but with cc compiler, I am able to install with ease. Can you let me know how to compile and get the cc compiler running on my Solaris machine. – user3592502 Jan 30 '15 at 1:14
  • Hmmm. Sorry I don't have access to a Solaris box any more. – Mark Stewart Jan 31 '15 at 3:17

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