Need help understanding Nginx Rewriting

Ray gunblad3 at
Sun Aug 23 16:31:27 MSD 2009

I see, thanks a lot Igor!


On 8/23/09, Igor Sysoev <is at> wrote:
> 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
> location.
> --
> Igor Sysoev

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