Compile apache from the source on Windows

Needed tools


Unix sources require a couple steps to prep source first. Once they are untarred on the hard drive.

create a folder.


extract apache sourcecode into it.



unpack zlib-1.2.3.tar.gz and move it into C:\builds\httpd-2.2.14\srclib\zlib
unpack apr-iconv-1.2.1.tar.gz and move it intoC:\builds\httpd-2.2.14\srclib\apr-iconv
unpackopenssl-0.9.8l.tar.gz and move it into C:\builds\httpd-2.2.14\srclib\openssl

open cmd

cd \
cd builds\httpd*
“C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Visual Studio 9.0\VC\bin\vcvars32.bat”

del /s /q *.sln *.vcproj*
zip -R “*.dsp” “*.dsw”
unzip -a -o
srclib\apr\build\ -2005

cd  srclib\zlib
ML /coff /Zi /c contrib\masm686\match.asm
NMAKE -f win32\Makefile.msc  LOC=”-D_CRT_SECURE_NO_DEPRECATE /wd4996 -DASMV” OBJA=”match.obj”
MT -manifest zlib1.dll.manifest -outputresource:zlib1.dll;2

cd ../..

cd srclib\openssl
perl Configure VC-WIN32 –prefix=/Apache22 –openssldir=/Apache22/conf enable-camellia disable-idea
nmake /f ms\ntdll.mak

edit test.bat remove md2 and idea test

nmake /f ms\ntdll.mak test

close the console.

Open Apache.dsw with VS8/VS9 and answer “Yes to All” to the “convert projects” question
Close the Apache.dsw solution in VS8/VS9 and open Apache.sln
Select relase win32

Now build InstallBin

Test your build

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