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Re: Error with config when upgrading from 0.6.34 to 0.7.59 (the "alias" directive must use captures inside location given by regular expression)

June 18, 2009 03:41AM
On Wed, Jun 17, 2009 at 11:37:58PM +0100, Jools Wills wrote:

> I got an error
>
> the "alias" directive must use captures inside location given by regular
> expression in /etc/nginx/sites-enabled/default:70
>
> Quite a confusing message for me. The line in question.
>
> alias /home/$homedir/public_html/;
>
> which comes from
>
> # For requests starting with a tilde, break them into three components:
> # 1. The username, everything after the tilde up to the first slash
> # 2. The file location, everything after the username up to the last
> slash
> # 3. The trailing slash(es)
> # Then, rewrite to go to the f~/ branch.
> location /~ {
> if ($request_uri ~ ^/~([^/]*)(/.*[^/]|)(/*)$) {
> set $homedir $1;
> set $filedir $2;
> set $trailingslashes $3;
> rewrite ^/~([^/]*)(/|$)(.*)$ f~/$3;
> }
> }
>
> # Here, the user-directory components have been parsed. Use an alias to
> set
> # the file directory prefix. But if the file at the requested URI is a
> # directory, we jump to the ~/ branch for additional processing.
> location f~/ {
> alias /home/$homedir/public_html/;
> if (-d /home/$homedir/public_html$filedir) {
> rewrite ^f~/(.*) ~/$1;
> }
> }
>
> # Here, the request is for a directory in a user's home directory. We
> check
> # that the request URI contained trailing slashes. If it did not, then
> we
> # add the slashes and send a redirect. This circumvents Nginx's faulty
> # internal slash-adding mechanism.
> location ~/ {
> autoindex on;
> alias /home/$homedir/public_html/;
> if ($trailingslashes = "") {
> rewrite .* /~$homedir$filedir/ redirect;
> }
> }
>
> (this code comes from this blog http://blog.sbf5.com/?p=6)
>
> Any ideas what this new error means. Seems related to a "new" feature
> added in 0.7.40.

You should use just:

locaiton ~ ^/~([^/]+)(/?.*)$) {
alias /home/$1/public_html/$2;
autoindex on;
}


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Igor Sysoev
http://sysoev.ru/en/
Subject Author Posted

Error with config when upgrading from 0.6.34 to 0.7.59 (the "alias" directive must use captures inside location given by regular expression)

Jools Wills June 17, 2009 06:37PM

Re: Error with config when upgrading from 0.6.34 to 0.7.59 (the "alias" directive must use captures inside location given by regular expression)

edogawaconan June 17, 2009 10:33PM

Re: Error with config when upgrading from 0.6.34 to 0.7.59 (the "alias" directive must use captures inside location given by regular expression)

Jools Wills June 18, 2009 02:43AM

Re: Error with config when upgrading from 0.6.34 to 0.7.59 (the "alias" directive must use captures inside location given by regular expression)

edogawaconan June 18, 2009 03:09AM

Re: Error with config when upgrading from 0.6.34 to 0.7.59 (the "alias" directive must use captures inside location given by regular expression)

Jools Wills June 18, 2009 07:22AM

Re: Error with config when upgrading from 0.6.34 to 0.7.59 (the "alias" directive must use captures inside location given by regular expression)

Igor Sysoev June 18, 2009 03:41AM

Re: Error with config when upgrading from 0.6.34 to 0.7.59 (the "alias" directive must use captures inside location given by regular expression)

edogawaconan June 18, 2009 04:13AM

Re: Error with config when upgrading from 0.6.34 to 0.7.59 (the "alias" directive must use captures inside location given by regular expression)

Igor Sysoev June 18, 2009 04:21AM

Re: Error with config when upgrading from 0.6.34 to 0.7.59 (the "alias" directive must use captures inside location given by regular expression)

edogawaconan June 18, 2009 04:39AM

Re: Error with config when upgrading from 0.6.34 to 0.7.59 (the "alias" directive must use captures inside location given by regular expression)

Igor Sysoev June 18, 2009 04:46AM

Re: Error with config when upgrading from 0.6.34 to 0.7.59 (the "alias" directive must use captures inside location given by regular expression)

Jools Wills June 18, 2009 07:17AM

Re: Error with config when upgrading from 0.6.34 to 0.7.59 (the "alias" directive must use captures inside location given by regular expression)

Igor Sysoev June 18, 2009 07:34AM

Re: Error with config when upgrading from 0.6.34 to 0.7.59 (the "alias" directive must use captures inside location given by regular expression)

Jools Wills June 20, 2009 11:27AM

Re: Error with config when upgrading from 0.6.34 to 0.7.59 (the "alias" directive must use captures inside location given by regular expression)

Igor Sysoev June 20, 2009 11:38AM



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