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NGINX Buildpack

Note: This has only been tested with dokku - it may not work elsewhere.


  • .nginx - File: its presence signals that this buildpack should be used
  • www - Folder: holds all files to be served by nginx
  • nginx.conf.erb - Optional File: overrides conf/nginx.conf.erb
  • mime.types - Optional File: overrides conf/mime.types
  • custom-build - Optional File: executes commands before build is finished. Note that this script does not run in the application root. To execute commands in the application root you must do cd "$1".

Environment Variables

  • root - Optional: overrides root directory