For would-be module developers

Igor Sysoev is at
Mon Apr 30 15:33:58 MSD 2007

On Sun, Apr 29, 2007 at 09:53:08PM +0000, Evan Miller wrote:

> I've just finished a draft of a "Guide to Nginx Module Development":
> 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.

Thank you, it's very good guide, I can not write this even in Russian :)

Igor Sysoev

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