Loadable runtime modules?

Vladimir Homutov vl at nginx.com
Thu Feb 20 07:27:05 UTC 2014

On Wed, Feb 19, 2014 at 06:15:55PM -0500, wardrop wrote:
> Hi,
> I much prefer Nginx over Apache, and would use it as our primary HTTP server
> at my place of work (as I already do for my personal sites), but the thing
> that limits my willingness to do this is the fact that one must recompile
> Nginx to turn on/off modules. This can get tedious and problematic when you
> have multiple 3rd party modules like Phusion Passenger that you need to
> compile into Nginx, especially when those modules need to be updated with a
> new version.
> Are there any plans to support loadable modules at runtime like Apache? I
> figure this has probably already been discussed, in which case I'd
> appreciate links to those discussions.


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