url rewrite help

Igor Sysoev is at rambler-co.ru
Sat Dec 8 20:45:50 MSK 2007

On Sat, Dec 08, 2007 at 09:31:49AM -0800, rkmr.em at gmail.com wrote:

> i am moving from lighttpd to nginx, and I had this rewrite in lighttd. how
> do i do this in nginx?
>    "^/[^/]+\.xml$" => "/static$0",
> i tried and dint work
>   rewrite    ^/[^/]+\.xml$  /static$1;
> how do i fix this?

You do not need rewrite. Try to avoid a rewrite as much as possible.

     location ~ ^/[^/]+\.xml$ {
         root   /path/to/static;

Igor Sysoev

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