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I'm having a problem with my vhosts using regex. When I use the following code, I get a 404 not found:

$HTTP["host"] =~ "(^|\.)example\.com$" {

However, when I explicitly set it to the following, I can get to my site:

$HTTP["host"] == "" {

Does anyone know why this is happening? The documentation is fairly sparse.

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I think I've found my problem. I'm using port 8080 instead of port 80 and I read the somewhat hidden text on the very bottom of the documentation page that states:

(Doesn't work for you? If you're not running on the default port, $HTTP["host"] will have the port number appended and the above reg-ex won't match it, since the trailing "$" means "the-string-ends-this-way".)

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You already found the problem; now fix it by using ($|:) or (:[0-9]+)?$ instead of $.

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