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First we need to grab the Source pacakage from Sphinxsearch download section. use te below command to get the file.
now we have sphinx source package in our server.
First step is to uncompress the sphinx-2.0.4-release.tar.gz file using below command
tar -zxf 'sphinx-2.0.4-release.tar.gz
then enter into the directory sphinx-2.0.4-release
Am installing sphinx in /usr/local/sphinx directory so we have to create the directory
i want to install sphinx server in /usr/local/sphinx so i have to set the path while configure using -prefix option
we can specify sphinx to use MYSQL by adding –with-mysql to ./configure
./configure --prefix=/usr/local/sphinx --with-mysql
if above command not able to find mysql libraries. we have to provide the libraries path
./configure --prefix=/usr/local/sphinx --with-mysql=/usr/local/mysql
For installing sphinx with PostgreSQL specify lik this –with-pgsql
./configure --prefix=/usr/local/sphinx --with-pgsql
if above command not able to find pgsql libraries. we have to provide the libraries path
./configure --prefix=/usr/local/sphinx --with-pgsql=/usr/local/include/postgresql
next setp is make and make install
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