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Adding Google Chrome Frame support to nginx hosted sites

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I’m trying to add support for google chrome frame to our nginx config the simple way would be to include a fragment in each server block which looks something like:

    if ( $http_user_agent ~ chromeframe ) {
        add_header X-UA-Compatible "chrome=1";

The problem is for some reason add_header isn’t allowed in server-if blocks on location-if blocks, so this errors with: add_header directive is not allowed here
I can’t see or think of a reason why this shouldn’t be allowed, so I tried adding it and it seems to work without a problem.

The following patch, made against 0.8.40, adds server if block support for both expires and add_header.

--- src/http/modules/ngx_http_headers_filter_module.c.orig  2010-06-14 23:48:58.000000000 +0100
+++ src/http/modules/ngx_http_headers_filter_module.c   2010-06-14 23:49:27.000000000 +0100
@@ -79,7 +79,7 @@
     { ngx_string("expires"),
-                        |NGX_CONF_TAKE12,
+                        |NGX_HTTP_SIF_CONF|NGX_CONF_TAKE12,
@@ -87,7 +87,7 @@
     { ngx_string("add_header"),
-                        |NGX_CONF_TAKE2,
+                        |NGX_HTTP_SIF_CONF|NGX_CONF_TAKE2,

Cross posted to the nginx mailing list here

Written by Dilbert

June 14th, 2010 at 11:06 pm

Posted in Hackery,Nginx

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