safe to call ngx_http_subrequest inside location handler?

Maxim Dounin mdounin at
Tue May 28 10:55:10 UTC 2013


On Tue, May 28, 2013 at 04:03:07AM -0400, jesse wrote:

> Hello,
> So according to evan miller's tutorial and nginx's own source code, it seems
> only filters can send subrequests. But I have tried to call
> ngx_http_subrequest inside my location handler, and everything seems working
> fine. I am using version 1.2.8.
> Just want to ask and see if it's safe to do so.

This mostly works since 0.7.25.  There are some subtleties with 
request body handling though.

Maxim Dounin

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