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Fixed delaying subrequests. Similar to 7fcf209d40c8 in the limit_req module, we now set wev->delayed to avoid interference with other subrequests. With 903fb1ddc07f in nginx (wev->delayed handling moved to the connection event handler, nginx 1.11.13), it will be also possible to remove wev->timedout tests and wev->timedout / wev->delayed reset after the timer expiration. These are preserved for now to make the code compatible with older nginx versions.
author Maxim Dounin <>
date Mon, 29 May 2017 18:28:58 +0300
parents 9777bf89da35
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Delay module for nginx.

This module allows to delay requests for a given time.

Configuration directives:

    delay <time>

        Context: http, server, location
        Default: 0

        Delay requests for a given time.


    location = /slow {
        delay 10s;

Note that internal redirects (e.g. directory index ones) will trigger another

To compile nginx with delay module, use "--add-module <path>" option
to nginx configure.

Development of this module was sponsored by Openstat (