[ANN] Enhanced Gentoo ebuilds for nginx 0.6.31

Phillip B Oldham phill at theactivitypeople.co.uk
Wed May 14 12:02:14 MSD 2008

I'm interested! The more back-end connectivity for nginx, the better!

Can you elaborate on why it is non orthodox?

Manlio Perillo wrote:
> Adrian Perez ha scritto:
>> Nginx 0.6.31 ebuild for use with Gentoo and derivate distributions is
>> now available at the "connectical-contrib" overlay [1], with the
>> following improvements over the official Gentoo packaging:
>>  - USE=python enables building Manlio's WSGI module [2].
>>  - USE=scgi enables building Manlio's SCGI module (use with care!)
>>  - USE=addition enables building the bundled "addition" module
>>  - USE=perftools enables building the bundled Google perftools module
>>  - USE=gzip-static enables building the bundled precompression module
>> The following patched are applied when building:
>>  - Escaping of non-printable characters in log files [4].
>>  - Use "X-Forwarded-Host" instead of "Host" when proxying requests [5]
>>  - Fix stack overflow because of recursive calls [6]
>> Comments are welcome. Enjoy!
> A few notes about my modules:
> 1) The WSGI module is not a "first class" module for Nginx.
>    Usually you *don't* want the WSGI module inside you primary
>    web server.
> 2) The SCGI module is not yet usable, since all the SCGI applications
>    return the output response in the "parsed headers" format, and this
>    is not yet recognized by the module (instead, it expect the output to
>    be a full HTTP 1.x response).
> By the way, if someone is interested I'm starting to write a CGI 
> module (and, of course, in a very non orthodox way)!
> Thanks for you work
> Manlio Perillo


*Phillip B Oldham*
The Activity People
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