nginx on Windows

Manlio Perillo manlio_perillo at
Sun Aug 19 22:22:44 MSD 2007

Igor Sysoev ha scritto:
> 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.

I/O completion port support will be an interesting feature.

> 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.

You are right: projects with a large user comunity have their problems.

I'm asking just because I have noted several comments about Windows in 
the source.

Thanks and regards  Manlio Perillo

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