Two little bugs

Piotr Sikora piotr.sikora at
Wed Dec 8 20:46:33 MSK 2010


> It shouldn't matter.

Yes, is should.

> For the sake of portability in whatever filesystem it happens to be,
> if in trouble, nginx should look for the config file stated at
> --conf-path= not at some pre-wired location, be it /usr/local/nginx/ or
> whatever.

No, for 2 reasons:
1) "--conf-path" is path to a file, not a directory. It points to the 
default configuration and if you skip -c option then nginx *is* using this 
2) When you specify relative filename (nginx -c nginx.conf) then nginx is 
looking in directory specified during build in "--prefix". For example, with 
"--prefix=/etc/nginx" (like it's set in OpenBSD and FreeBSD ports), nginx -c 
nginx.conf is opening file from /etc/nginx/nginx.conf location.

Don't blame nginx for your misuses.

Best regards,
Piotr Sikora < piotr.sikora at >

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