Difference between Mainline and Stable Nginx version

Kaushal Shriyan kaushalshriyan at gmail.com
Thu Sep 24 14:35:36 UTC 2020

On Thu, Sep 24, 2020 at 7:51 PM Thomas Ward <teward at thomas-ward.net> wrote:

> Depending on your needs, I'd favor STable over Mainline.
> Stable is just that - the current release of NGINX that is considered
> 'stable' and doesn't have many new feature changes to it or new things that
> Mainline will have.
> Mainline is closer to 'cutting edge' than 'stable' NGINX.  While you can
> use both for production, unless the features in Stable do not meet your
> needs or you need a newly introduced feature only available in Mainline,
> I'd suggest you use Stable.
> (This applies to all distros, in my opinion, not just RHEL/CentOS.)
> Thomas

Thanks Thomas for the quick reply and much appreciated.
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