[ntp:questions] thttpd and auto-redirect

Dag-Erling Smørgrav des at des.no
Tue Jan 22 17:17:36 UTC 2008

jason at extremeoverclocking.com (Jason Rabel) writes:
> After reading the documentation (took all of a minute or two), thttpd
> does support multihoming, but it doesn't look like it supports
> wildcards.
> For that you will probably have to run apache or another web server
> that does support wildcards.

Or stick Varnish in front of thttpd; Varnish supports regular
expressions and can rewrite the request before hitting the backend.

(ideally, Varnish should be able to synthesize and return a redirect
without hitting the backend at all, but we're not there yet)

Dag-Erling Smørgrav - des at des.no

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