OR conditional usage behavior changed in 0.8.x?

Igor Sysoev igor at sysoev.ru
Mon Dec 6 15:08:07 MSK 2010

On Mon, Dec 06, 2010 at 03:45:02AM -0500, TECK wrote:

> Hi all,
> I used to be able to use the OR conditional this way:
> location = /(40x|50x).html {
> 	allow			all;
> }
> It looks like I cannot use it anymore in 0.8.53 version. Can you please
> let me know what is the new type of compact condition I should use
> instead?

It never worked. This works:

location ~ ^/(40x|50x).html {

However, I do not recommend to use regexs if they can be avoided:
they complicate configuration maintence.

Igor Sysoev

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