How to set the minimum size of the cache file

Ryan Malayter malayter at
Tue Apr 13 16:43:37 MSD 2010

On Tue, Apr 13, 2010 at 4:18 AM, Yahwist Yang <lists at> wrote:
>> Currently there is no way.
>> Could you tell why do you want to set this limit ?
> Hi Igor,
> I have the same question.
> nginx is my reverse proxy cache servers, web page nginx cached was
> generated by backend php program, sometime when php fetch data from db
> server failed, it will generate the wrong page.
> the wrong page's size always much smaller than the right page. if I can
> set the minimum size of the cache file, nginx will not cache the wrong
> page.
> thaks a lot.
>                     yangchunyu

If something went wrong, shouldn't your PHP be generating a 50x error
code? Nginx doesn't cache these by default.

A  webapplications that returns a 20X code on error are the bane of my
existence at the moment. Do you control the back-end PHP code at all?

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