Equivalent of Apache's SetEnv Variable
igor at sysoev.ru
Thu Aug 5 15:09:14 MSD 2010
On Thu, Aug 05, 2010 at 12:53:26PM +0200, Grzegorz Nosek wrote:
> Yes, Nginx is aware of files, of course :) but unlike Apache, where
> everything must be a file, it prefers operating on URLs and uses files
> as late as possible. That's my understanding of its philosophy, at
I believe NSCA/Apache was being developed primarily as static web server.
So all these <Directory>, <Files>, .htaccess, etc exist.
Then mod_proxy module has been added. In nginx static files processing
is just a part of functionality, so it uses "location"s only (analog of
Apache's <Location>) to concentrate processing in a single place.
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