mdounin at mdounin.ru
Mon Sep 28 14:54:58 UTC 2015
On Fri, Sep 25, 2015 at 04:20:41PM +0200, Joó Ádám wrote:
> Something that long bothered me, and perhaps has already been
> discussed, but I haven’t found anything on it: why is there no way to
> set arbitrary headers without using an extension module? I know that
> the `add_header` directive has been augmented with the `always` flag
> recently, but there’s still no way to freely change headers. I
> personally think this is something that one could expect from a web
The "add_header" directive allows to add headers, the
"proxy_hide_header" directive allows to hide headers got from an
upstream server. These two combined allows mostly arbitrary
modifications. If you think these are not enough - please provide
specific use cases.
> My specific scenario is that I want to implement server-side
> content-negotiation, by conditionally applying an XSL stylesheet and
> changing the content-type accordingly.
When using nginx XSLT filter module, it shouldn't be needed to
modify Content-Type at all. Use xsl:output media-type attribute
instead to provide a correct media type from the stylesheet itself.
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