How nginx's "location if" works (Was Re: Setting cache parameters via if directives)

Dayo nginx-forum at
Tue Feb 15 22:23:10 MSK 2011

Ryan Malayter Wrote:
> I guess this sort of thing could always be a job
> for a general-purpose
> web server like Apache. Nginx is meant to be
> simple and lightweight;
> perhaps the general design is at odds with complex
> flow control.

On the contrary, it seems to me that one cannot even begin to
contemplate the possibilities for complex flow control within Nginx when
using Apache.

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