Need help understanding Nginx Rewriting

Igor Sysoev is at
Sun Aug 23 10:36:56 MSD 2009

On Sun, Aug 23, 2009 at 12:56:13AM +0800, Ray wrote:

> Hi guys,
> Would like to ask what IS the difference between the "last" and "break"
> flags for rewriting?  It seems to me from the examples in
> that we can just use "break"
> for just about every situation.
> Sorry if I had to bother everyone with such a simple question, but this
> email comes after reading through that page and other examples for like
> hours already :)

The "last" stops execution and nginx looks a new location for rewritten URI.
The "break" stops execution and nginx continues processing in the same

Igor Sysoev

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