[nginx] Adding Support for Weak ETags

Maxim Dounin mdounin at mdounin.ru
Mon Apr 21 12:26:47 UTC 2014


On Thu, Apr 17, 2014 at 05:39:40PM -0700, Aaron Peschel wrote:

> Hello,
> I am interested in getting support for Weak ETags into the mainline.
> There was some discussion previously in here previously that developed
> a quick patch to add support. What additional functionality would be
> required and what steps should be followed to get weak etag
> functionality added to nginx? I am willing to do the work, I just need
> some help with heading in the right direction.

I had a quick draft patch sitting in my patchqueue since previous 
discussion (see [1]) to downgrade strict etags to weak ones.  It 
needs more work though, as I'm not yet happy with the code.  I 
hope I'll be able to find some time and finish it in 1.7.x.

[1] http://mailman.nginx.org/pipermail/nginx-devel/2013-November/004523.html

Maxim Dounin

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