Setting location header

Joe Van Dyk joe at
Tue Apr 28 23:41:28 MSD 2009

On Sat, Apr 25, 2009 at 8:59 PM, Joe Van Dyk <joe at> wrote:
> I have a URL stored in memcached in the key "some-key".  I have the
> following location defined:
>        location /redirect-from-memcached {
>          set $memcached_key  some-key;
>          memcached_pass      localhost:11211;
>          add_header Location What goes here?
>          return 302;
>        }
> How can I, in nginx 0.6, access the value of "some-key" in memcached
> and use it in the Location header?

Does this question make sense?  Another way of asking it, I suppose,
is there a way to have the Location header be whatever is in the
request body?

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