Pound from source

Pound is a reverse proxy, load balancer and HTTPS front-end for Web servers.

1. Install (or confirm installed):

gcc
openssl-devel
pcre-devel

2. Download pound source from http://www.apsis.ch/pound
3. Untar the source tarball
4. Navigate into the source
5. Apply the patch (see the git repo below)

patch -p1 < Pound-2.6.patch

6. Configure the package

./configure \
--prefix=/usr/local/pound \
--sysconfdir=/usr/local/pound/conf \
--enable-pcreposix

7. Run:

make

5. Create folders

mkdir -p /usr/local/pound/{sbin,conf}

6. Copy the pound binary to /usr/local/pound/sbin
7. Create a pound.cfg file in /usr/local/pound/conf

Look for an init script here: https://github.com/breauxaj/pound.git

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