Arbitrarily slicing $server_name into subdomains?

Tobia Conforto tobia.conforto at
Fri Jan 15 02:10:16 MSK 2010

Igor Clark wrote:
> Thanks Tobia. That makes sense, though it makes the obsessive tidier inside me a bit uncomfortable ;-) It would be great to be able to do a real arbitrary list, I wonder if there's a way to do that?

What's the problem? The multiple ///? They are normalized at the OS level! Or maybe it's the upper limit to the subdomains? Do you need more than 9 subdomains?

merlin corey wrote:
> a simple application that just does routing the way you want. 20 line or less python script including the fastcgi and daemonize

Sure. But I still like my regexp better. It does exactly what he needs, it's simpler (2 lines of code), fewer points of failure, and it's surely faster (libpcre, already compiled into nginx)


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