Opened 8 years ago

Closed 8 years ago

#183 closed defect (invalid)

Incorrect $document_root for root/alias inside location block which is different from server root

Reported by: Hari G Owned by: somebody
Priority: minor Milestone:
Component: nginx-core Version: 1.3.x
Keywords: php fcgi document_root alias root Cc:
uname -a: none
nginx -V: $ nginx.exe -V
nginx version: nginx/1.3.1
TLS SNI support enabled
configure arguments: --with-cc=cl --builddir=objs.msvc8 --with-debug --prefix= --conf-path=conf/nginx.conf --pid-path=lo
gs/ --http-log-path=logs/access.log --error-log-path=logs/error.log --sbin-path=nginx.exe --http-client-body-te
mp-path=temp/client_body_temp --http-proxy-temp-path=temp/proxy_temp --http-fastcgi-temp-path=temp/fastcgi_temp --http-s
cgi-temp-path=temp/scgi_temp --http-uwsgi-temp-path=temp/uwsgi_temp --with-cc-opt=-DFD_SETSIZE=1024 --with-pcre=objs.msv
c8/lib/pcre-8.30 --with-zlib=objs.msvc8/lib/zlib-1.2.5 --with-select_module --with-http_realip_module --with-http_additi
on_module --with-http_sub_module --with-http_dav_module --with-http_stub_status_module --with-http_flv_module --with-htt
p_mp4_module --with-http_gzip_static_module --with-http_random_index_module --with-http_secure_link_module --with-mail -
-with-openssl=objs.msvc8/lib/openssl-1.0.1c --with-openssl-opt=enable-tlsext --with-http_ssl_module --with-mail_ssl_modu
le --with-ipv6


$document_root points to wrong location when one location directive (which handles .php files) is applied to another location which has a specific root/alias set. See the following config. The outcome is strange because regular files are served correctly from the aliased/new root path for this particular location but what is passed on to PHP appears wrong.

The documentation says:
root or alias directive's value for the current request

events {
    worker_connections  1024;
	server {
		listen       80;
		server_name  localhost;
		root /www/;
		index none;
		autoindex on;

		location ~* \.php$
			location ~ \..*/.*\.php$ {return 404;}
			include        fastcgi_params;
			fastcgi_param  SCRIPT_FILENAME  $document_root$fastcgi_script_name; 
		location /rg/
			root   /tm/dh/;
# if the following is specified FCGI gets the .php files inside this block
# else it looks at the root mentioned in server block
#			location ~* \.php$
#			{
#				fastcgi_pass;
#				include        fastcgi_params;
#				fastcgi_param  SCRIPT_FILENAME  $document_root$fastcgi_script_name;
#			}

Change History (1)

in reply to:  description comment:1 by Maxim Dounin, 8 years ago

Resolution: invalid
Status: newclosed

Unless you uncomment "location ~* \.php$" inside "location /rg/", with your config all php files are processed in "location ~* \.php$" specified at server level, with root set to "/www/" (and $document_root will resolve to "/www/" as well). This is correct and expected behaviour, see

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