Request for a "no capture" rewrite directive enhancement
peter.mescalchin at gmail.com
Thu May 29 02:09:41 UTC 2014
Fantastic Igor - I didn't know that you could do named captures in Nginx -
good to know.
That solves it rather nicely.
And thanks B.R. - yep, that syntax is part of PCRE.
> I think Igor is suggesting PERL named captures.
> Although, it appears to me the correct syntax would rather be
> as perlre docs <http://perldoc.perl.org/perlre.html#Extended-Patterns
> Then, just use you first syntax (omitting the 'set' directives).
> *B. R.*
> On Wed, May 28, 2014 at 12:02 PM, Igor Sysoev <igor at sysoev.ru> wrote:
> > On 28 May 2014, at 08:55, Peter Mescalchin <peter.mescalchin at
> > wrote:
> > Thanks Igor,
> > I had explored that method already, sadly (as you know) "alias" is
> > given as an absolute path meaning I can't use this block of config
> > multiple virtual hosts which I include; - would have to re-write this
> > block of config for each Virtual host modifying the alias path prefix.
> > And since alias man page explicitly states that $document_root can't be
> > used it's not possible to complete this config in a reusable way. (e.g.
> > alias $document_root/path/to/$1/$2; would be perfect).
> > Alas, I think what I have (storing the captures in temp vars) is the
> > real solution thus far.
> > Unless the penny hasn't dropped in my head? :)
> > Then you can set these variable directly in regex:
> > location ~
> > --
> > Igor Sysoev
> > http://nginx.com
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