OK nginx is cool

April 25, 2007 - by jason

For the simple reason that it’s the only static web server I’ve seen that supports Solaris’s Event Ports

events {
worker_connections  1024;
use eventport;

I’m cutting over the ton of static servers we have to it.

If you’re interested in a x86/64 build for Solaris


Just drop it in place

$ ln -s /opt/pcre-7.0 /opt/pcre
$ ls -l /opt/
pcre -> /opt/pcre-7.0/

There’s an dot.xml file in /opt/nginx that you can use for SMF.

(note there’s currently some issues in the eventports implementation, so leave it commented out for now and nginx will use dev/poll)


Sign up now for Instant Cloud Access Get Started