Performance penalty when using regular expressions in server_name?

itpp2012 nginx-forum at
Wed Jan 29 20:15:46 UTC 2014

A different way would to use Lua and an alias table, for a dynamic site I
use this to allow a site multiple aliases all directing to the same root,
its a simple array with 2 lines for each main site, 1 as server_name and
line 2 endless aliases. Its fast and no need to edit nginx.conf just edit a
plain ascii file.

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