Upstream HTTP/2 support

Maxim Dounin mdounin at
Mon Jul 10 12:51:53 UTC 2017


On Sun, Jul 09, 2017 at 10:55:02PM -0400, motor wrote:

> The following post is based on the assumptions that 1. upstream HTTP/2
> support is not available in nginx at the moment, and 2. said feature is not
> firmly excluded from nginx's future road map :)
> We've been internally using an nginx patch (authored by me) which provides
> this feature in our nginx instances that front-end etcd servers.
> Please let me know if this patch can be a candidate for review and potential
> merge.
> In case the answer is yes, a heads up: said implementation has been subject
> to a few 'compromises' due to internal deadlines, so I might need a fair bit
> of technical guidance/discussion to iron out some design/implementation
> issues.

Feel free to post the patch to nginx-devel@ mailing list.  Some 
generic recommendations can be found here:

As of now another patcheset to introduce HTTP/2 support is being 
reviewed, as available here:

It also have quite a few "compromises" though, so nobody knows 
which one is better, at least without seeing your version.

Maxim Dounin

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