error in nginx-0.8.42: [emerg]: mkdir() "/usr/local/nginx/uwsgi_temp" failed

M. Alan varia at
Sat Jun 26 11:24:10 MSD 2010

Up until (at least) nginx-0.8.37 I was able to rebuild the nginx
Ubuntu package without any problems (I have previously posted in this list
the procedure to rebuild a Debain/Ubuntu package).

Using the nginx-0.8.42.tar.gz sources I am able to build
a nginx_0.8.42-0ubuntu1_i386.deb package that, once installed, gives
the following error while trying to run nginx:

sudo /usr/sbin/nginx -t
the configuration file /etc/nginx/nginx.conf syntax is ok
[emerg]: mkdir() "/usr/local/nginx/uwsgi_temp" failed (2: No such file
 or directory) configuration file /etc/nginx/nginx.conf test failed

As Debian does not use /usr/local/nginx/, it seems that something
named UWSGI is not following the file placing rules as it should.

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