Link to the latest stable release of nginx.
mdounin at mdounin.ru
Mon Oct 1 10:47:19 UTC 2012
On Fri, Sep 28, 2012 at 02:14:42PM +0200, Jan Wrobel wrote:
> Can you put a symbolic link in http://nginx.org/download/ that would
> point to the latest stable release of nginx and that would be updated
> with each release?
> Something like: http://nginx.org/download/nginx-current.tar.gz?
> It would help with automating the process of compiling the latest nginx.
> Also, there is a lot of documentation on the web that explains how to
> get and compile nginx from sources and all these docs become obsolete
> over time because they point to the nginx that was available during
> the time of writing the doc.
I don't like this aproach as it makes impossible to determine
version from a downloaded file name, and makes it impossible to
determine what will be overridden on archive extraction without
looking into archive contents. And one would need a version
number for automated processing anyway, as it's embedded into
directory structure in release archives.
Various "latest" nginx versions are listed here:
It's believed to be enough for most uses.
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