Any way to read file contents into a variable?

merlin corey merlincorey at
Sat Jan 23 01:36:57 MSK 2010

On Wed, Jan 20, 2010 at 3:55 PM, arianna <nginx-forum at> wrote:
> want to store urls (locations) in files and issue redirects based on file contents.  $request_body looks like it's only available on proxy...
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There are third party modules which may read a value of a location
(which could refer to files) into a variable.

Why do you really need this though?  Would seem easier to setup a
backend application of some kind which sends X-Accel-Redirect or the
Location: header as needed.

-- Merlin

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