For would-be module developers

Aleksandar Lazic al-nginx at
Mon Apr 30 11:03:14 MSD 2007


On Son 29.04.2007 21:53, Evan Miller wrote:
>I've just finished a draft of a "Guide to Nginx Module Development":

Cool thing ;-).

I have started also but I'am not so far.

>It explains how modules fit into Nginx's request cycle, covers the nuts
>and bolts of module code with many examples, and tells you how to
>distribute a module without needing to patch the Nginx source. That is,
>it has everything you need to know in order to create an Nginx
>module. I'm not aware of a similar document.
>As part of this effort, I've also set up a LXR for the Nginx code:
>A LXR is a cross-referencing tool so you can search for identifiers and
>follow variable and function names back to their declarations. I found
>it to be invaluable in trying to understand the Nginx source.
>Please let me know if you have comments about the guide or the LXR.

For sure ;-)



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