nginx-lua and nginx upload module

Valery Kholodkov valery+nginxen at
Sat Nov 26 20:14:44 UTC 2011

The limitation on the phase that is used to process uploads at the moment comes from nginx itself and not from upload module.

If you describe what sort of API you need from upload module, I will be able to implement it.

Best regards,
Valery Kholodkov

On 26 Nov 2011, at 14:16, agentzh <agentzh at> wrote:

> On Sat, Nov 26, 2011 at 9:10 PM, strawman <nginx-forum at> wrote:
>> Thanks for the swift replies, unfortunately I'm still having trouble
>> getting it to play nicely with the upload module.
>> Here's the config I'm using:
>> It seems as though the request body isn't being read correctly;
>> ngx.req.get_body_data() works as expected if I run it from inside
>> /upload and make a multipart post to it, but it only returns the first
>> line of the body data when run from inside @handler.  echo_request_body
>> works fine either way.
> Sigh. I really hope that ngx_upload could be implemented as a rewrite
> or access phase handler rather than a content handler, then we can
> trivially combine with content_by_lua in the same location, for
> example, and no longer need to do any kind of internal redirections
> that clear everything including nginx variables and module contexts.
> Maybe Valery can work on an alternative UI for his ngx_upload module? ;)
> Regards,
> -agentzh
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