try_files based on file mtime?

stdragon nginx-forum at
Sat Jun 12 18:22:43 MSD 2010

Igor Sysoev Wrote:
> On Sat, Jun 12, 2010 at 12:19:16AM -0400, stdragon
> wrote:
> > How do I implement that last part? Say I want
> cached pages to last 2 minutes. Something like
> this would be perfect:
> > try_files 2m blah/blah/$uri @otherwise;
> > 
> > What's the best way to do this?
> > 
> > If there's not a great way right now, would this
> be better/easier for me to implement as a patch to
> try_files or as a separate module with a separate
> command?
> Why not use the proxy/fastcgi cache ?

I thought about doing that first, but it seems difficult to let php control the cache, like deleting specific files or clearing the entire cache when certain events happen.

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