set variables within config
is at rambler-co.ru
Fri May 15 09:17:37 MSD 2009
On Thu, May 14, 2009 at 01:39:26PM -0700, Michael Shadle wrote:
> On Thu, May 14, 2009 at 12:32 PM, Maxim Dounin <mdounin at mdounin.ru> wrote:
> > As of now nginx has no variables expanded during config loading -
> > everything expaneded during request processing. So using
> > variables just to save some config lines is somewhat stupid as it
> > means wasting lots of CPU time for every request.
> > If you really need to simplify configs - it's easy to generate
> > them using make and sed.
> This might be what Igor meant by "configuration macros"?
No, by "configuration macros" I meant nginx built-in macros, but not
using exteranl tools such as make, sed, etc.
One of the problem is how to distinguish syntactically these future macros
from run-time variables, i.e.
or something else.
> Interesting. Will have to examine if I am abusing variables that much
> in real-time in my configurations!
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