Nix is an actively used application created in 2003.

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Example code from the web:

{
 boot.loader.grub.device = "/dev/sda";

 fileSystems."/".device = "/dev/sda1";

 services.sshd.enable = true;
}

Example code from Linguist:

{ stdenv, fetchurl, fetchgit, openssl, zlib, pcre, libxml2, libxslt, expat
, rtmp ? false
, fullWebDAV ? false
, syslog ? false
, moreheaders ? false, ...}:

let
  version = "1.4.4";
  mainSrc = fetchurl {
    url = "http://nginx.org/download/nginx-${version}.tar.gz";
    sha256 = "1f82845mpgmhvm151fhn2cnqjggw9w7cvsqbva9rb320wmc9m63w";
  };

  rtmp-ext = fetchgit {
    url = git://github.com/arut/nginx-rtmp-module.git;
    rev = "1cfb7aeb582789f3b15a03da5b662d1811e2a3f1";
    sha256 = "03ikfd2l8mzsjwx896l07rdrw5jn7jjfdiyl572yb9jfrnk48fwi";
  };

  dav-ext = fetchgit {
    url = git://github.com/arut/nginx-dav-ext-module.git;
    rev = "54cebc1f21fc13391aae692c6cce672fa7986f9d";
    sha256 = "1dvpq1fg5rslnl05z8jc39sgnvh3akam9qxfl033akpczq1bh8nq";
  };

  syslog-ext = fetchgit {
    url = https://github.com/yaoweibin/nginx_syslog_patch.git;
    rev = "165affd9741f0e30c4c8225da5e487d33832aca3";
    sha256 = "14dkkafjnbapp6jnvrjg9ip46j00cr8pqc2g7374z9aj7hrvdvhs";
  };

  moreheaders-ext = fetchgit {
    url = https://github.com/agentzh/headers-more-nginx-module.git;
    rev = "refs/tags/v0.23";
    sha256 = "12pbjgsxnvcf2ff2i2qdn39q4cm5czlgrng96j8ml4cgxvnbdh39";
  };
in

stdenv.mkDerivation rec {
  name = "nginx-${version}";
  src = mainSrc;

  buildInputs = [ openssl zlib pcre libxml2 libxslt
    ] ++ stdenv.lib.optional fullWebDAV expat;

  patches = if syslog then [ "${syslog-ext}/syslog_1.4.0.patch" ] else [];

  configureFlags = [
    "--with-http_ssl_module"
    "--with-http_spdy_module"
    "--with-http_xslt_module"
    "--with-http_sub_module"
    "--with-http_dav_module"
    "--with-http_gzip_static_module"
    "--with-http_secure_link_module"
    "--with-ipv6"
    # Install destination problems
    # "--with-http_perl_module"
  ] ++ stdenv.lib.optional rtmp "--add-module=${rtmp-ext}"
    ++ stdenv.lib.optional fullWebDAV "--add-module=${dav-ext}"
    ++ stdenv.lib.optional syslog "--add-module=${syslog-ext}"
    ++ stdenv.lib.optional moreheaders "--add-module=${moreheaders-ext}";

  preConfigure = ''
    export NIX_CFLAGS_COMPILE="$NIX_CFLAGS_COMPILE -I${libxml2 }/include/libxml2"
  '';

  # escape example
  postInstall = ''
    mv $out/sbin $out/bin ''' ''${
   ${ if true then ${ "" } else false }
  '';

  meta = {
    description = "A reverse proxy and lightweight webserver";
    maintainers = [ stdenv.lib.maintainers.raskin];
    platforms = stdenv.lib.platforms.all;
    inherit version;
  };
}
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Last updated February 11th, 2019