Overriding configuration variables, specifically access_log

Adam Nelson adam at yipit.com
Thu Aug 18 16:53:03 UTC 2011

On Thu, Aug 18, 2011 at 12:49 PM, Dick Middleton <dick at fouter.net> wrote:

> On 08/18/11 17:36, Adam Nelson wrote:
> > The only other alternative I can think of is to overwrite the nginx.conf
> file
> > entirely - I'm concerned about doing that because I don't want that file
> > overwritten by the nginx aptitude installer in the future.
> Aptitude (on Debian) won't overwrite nginx.conf if it has been changed.
> Instead it will install the distributed version as nginx.conf.dpkg-dist.
> It may prompt to ask if you want to overwrite but you just say no.
> Dick
I'd still prefer to customize via conf.d/ if at all possible - that's what
the folder is there for after all. I'll do that if necessary though.

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