Dynamic module search paths?

Maxim Dounin mdounin at mdounin.ru
Fri Feb 12 11:34:14 UTC 2016


On Thu, Feb 11, 2016 at 02:03:45PM -0800, Yichun Zhang (agentzh) wrote:

> Hi folks
> It seems to me that the the load_module directive for loading NGINX
> dynamic modules just use the server prefix when resolving relative
> module DSO file paths specified in nginx.conf.
> Here is my wishlist: I hope that we can have support for module search
> paths specified via an external environment or an nginx command-line
> option so that nginx.conf can be more portable across different
> environments.
> This is particularly useful when distributing various NGINX-based
> applications where a single NGINX installation can serve multiple
> different applications with different server prefixes in the same box
> at the same time.
> What do you think?

I don't like this idea.  We already have two prefixes in nginx, 
and this is 1 more than it should be.

If needed, a symbolic link from prefix can be used to point nginx 
to appropriate place.

Maxim Dounin

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