nginx on Windows

Seun Osewa seun.osewa at
Sun Aug 19 22:02:02 MSD 2007

cygwin support in the standard distribution would be excellent.
Even if we can't deploy on Windows, we'll be able to test on it. (Laptops, etc)

On 8/19/07, Igor Sysoev <is at> wrote:
> On Sun, Aug 19, 2007 at 04:39:41PM +0200, Manlio Perillo wrote:
> > Does nginx works on Windows?
> > Is there a roadmap?
> Last week I had received report that someone build nginx using cygwin
> with small patch.
> Besides, I regularly build nginx using native Win32 compilers MS VC,
> Borland C and OpenWatcom C to see warnings. The native Win32 code uses
> select() and I/O completion port. However, this Win32-related code
> is not production ready and is not included in tarball.
> Currently I have no plan to significantly improve Win32 code because
> I do not think it will be faster or handy than existent Win32 solutions
> (IIS, etc) and because I do not want to support this code in situation
> when much of users have very low qualification. I simply have no time
> to explain every tiny detail. Current Unix area is nature barrier for such
> users.
> --
> Igor Sysoev

Seun Osewa [vast Nigerian forum]

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