[PATCH] HTTP: NGINX_VER_BUILD in Server header and error page tail.

Ruslan Ermilov ru at nginx.com
Tue Jan 31 09:33:34 UTC 2017

Hi Tom,

On Fri, Jan 27, 2017 at 02:46:38PM +1030, Tom Thorogood wrote:
> Hi,
> Ping. Any chance this might be able to be merged?

I've fixed some omissions in your patch, and committed the
support for new option.


> On Sun, 8 May 2016, at 08:57 PM, Tom Thorogood wrote:
> > Hi,
> > 
> > This patch adds a build option to the server_tokens directive. When build is specified the Server header will have a value of NGINX_VER_BUILD. Also the tail of built in error pages will be NGINX_VER_BUILD. off and on are retained as valid values and behave as they always have.
> > 
> > This makes it possible to specify semi-custom server tokens of the form "nginx/<version> (<value>)". <value> is specified with the --build flag for ./configure.
> > 
> > A potential use case is including the name of a custom build for example with --build="super-nginx/0.1". This would give: nginx/1.9.15 (super-nginx/0.1).
> > 
> > Another potential use case of this feature is to include the git revision of a parent build with --build="`git rev-parse --short HEAD`". This would give: nginx/1.9.15 (c3ebabd). In that case the feature can be used to enhance troubleshooting and/or provide more information to end users.
> > 
> > Kind Regards,
> > Tom Thorogood.

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