So is "rewrite_by_lua" also evil?

agentzh agentzh at
Sat Oct 15 11:09:36 UTC 2011

On Sat, Oct 15, 2011 at 6:43 PM, Eugaia <ngx.eugaia at> wrote:
> If you were just wrapping around set_var, then no.  It would only be able to
> handle non-reentrant code, just like setby.

Gathered so ;) I asked because I didn't want to miss any quick magic ;)

> In order to have reentrant code, it would need to have a generic layer that
> would be able to jump in/out of the script engine (and handle re-calling the
> script engine post subrequest etc).  The rewrite handler would also need to
> be re-written to handle re-entering the script engine.
> The advantage of having a generic rewrite re-entrant layer, though, would be
> that set_var would also be able to accept subrequests etc (assuming you used
> that to base setby on).

I've been waiting for this feature for more than a year now ;)


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