Valid characters in nginx configuration
al-nginx at none.at
Fri Mar 17 12:53:40 UTC 2017
Am 15-03-2017 18:00, schrieb SW at EU via nginx:
> there can I find the description of the nginx configuration file syntax
> e.g. in a BNF like notation. There is defined which characters are
> allowed in "name" e.g. of an upstream definition? Only ASCII or UTF8,
> only alpha or alphanumeric and if the last, must it start with alpha.
> Can I use special characters like "@"? IMO is this the basic
> information which should be on top of the documentation but either is
> does not exists or is very good stashed ;-)
> I'm not the first which ask this in the web:
> but there is no answer and it is from 10 years ago :-(
> Can anyone help me please? Maybe I use wrong search terms.
The name in upstream source is defined as ngx_str_t and ngx_str_t is
http://hg.nginx.org/nginx/file/tip/src/core/ngx_string.h#l16 as u_char.
You can try different charakters and see if it works.
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