Nginx feature request

Manlio Perillo manlio_perillo at
Sun Feb 10 22:35:22 MSK 2008

Manlio Perillo ha scritto:
> [...]
>> 2.
>> Independent from the above, it might be useful to be able to access 
>> the filetime of requested file for defining rewriting rules or for 
>> ssi. This could either be through a variable or through a function:
>> if ($date_gmt < fct($request_filename)) {do something, e.g. return 403;}
> This too is easy to implement patching the rewrite module, but nginx 
> will not be able to do the comparison (it only support boolean and regex 
> opoerators).

A correction: this feature requires to patch the http script module too.

Manlio Perillo

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