error pages: bug or feature?

Piotr Sikora piotr.sikora at
Sun Jul 19 10:56:55 MSD 2009

> This is not a bug and not a feature (if you mean a feature as "well known
> and documentated bug"). This is intended behaviour:

By feature I meant "intended behaviour" ;)

> Otherwise, you will not be able to show your custom static error_page's
> with original response status, it would always return 200 response:
>    error_page  404  /404.html;
>    location = /404.html {
>        root  /path/to/page;
>    }

Of course, you're right. Next time I'll read documentation first, instead of 
trying to find not existing bugs in the code... Sorry for the noise!

Best regards,
Piotr Sikora < piotr.sikora at >

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