URL encoded URLs and regex locations

Joe Williams joe at joetify.com
Thu May 7 00:33:01 MSD 2009

Anyone have any ideas/suggestions? Not possible?


Joe Williams wrote:
> I found this post 
> (http://thread.gmane.org/gmane.comp.web.nginx.english/9526) regarding 
> URL encoding, example from the email (e.g. /foo/bar%2Fbaz -> 
> /foo/bar/baz). I have a regex location (location ~ /my_url*) for a 
> proxy_pass, adding the '/' to the end of the upstream server gives me 
> an error:
>> "proxy_pass" may not have URI part in location given by regular 
>> expression, or inside named location, or inside the "if" statement, 
>> or inside the "limit_except" block
> Is there any way around this, I need regex in my location and URL 
> encoded URLs to work properly.
> Thanks.
> -Joe

Name: Joseph A. Williams
Email: joe at joetify.com
Blog: http://www.joeandmotorboat.com/

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