Apache Toolbox (http://apachetoolbox.com/)
provides a means to easily compile
Apache with about 60 different Apache modules. It is fully
customizable and menu-driven. Everything is compiled from source. It
checks for RPMs that might cause problems and uses
wget to download the source automatically if
Several Apache web server books that discuss the installation details
are listed at http://httpd.apache.org/info/apache_books.html.