Nginx Map Module Help
resicow at gmail.com
Sat Mar 21 00:58:57 MSK 2009
Okay thanks, I wasn't sure.
I am no expert, but I looked at the nginx source and I saw this in the map
return ngx_conf_parse(cf, &file);
and some other references to a file.
So are you saying that we can use the include command from the main module
to include a file defining a map, or does the Map module have its own
On Thu, Mar 19, 2009 at 2:14 PM, Merlin <merlin at mahalo.com> wrote:
> I think it simply references the include support in nginx core:
> It means you can have files that contain the map directives and use include
> to include them into your configuration as needed.
> - Merlin
> On Thu, Mar 19, 2009 at 11:18 AM, Resi Cow <resicow at gmail.com> wrote:
>> I am looking at using Nginx and specifically the Map Module.
>> I have used the rewrite map stuff in Apache, and I know in Apache you can
>> load a key / value pair list from a text file. I had assumed looking at the
>> examples on the Wiki that the values needed to be included with the
>> configuration, but then I noticed that at the end of the Wiki page on the
>> Nginx Map Module there was this:
>> include — the maps will be included from a file, or even from multiple
>> files when using wildcards.
>> How does this work? I was hoping someone with some experience can
>> elaborate on this feature, as I was unable to find additional information on
>> 1) So can the values actually be pulled from a file instead?
>> 2) What type of file, what format?
>> 3) If the map file is updated, does Nginx need to be restarted for the
>> changes to take effect?
>> I apologize if these questions have already been answered somewhere, I
>> searched and searched and only found that single reference to the "include"
>> support in the Map Module.
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