How to config the path for the dynamic module of nginx to access?

Maxim Dounin mdounin at
Thu Dec 1 14:14:40 UTC 2016


On Wed, Nov 30, 2016 at 12:15:46PM -0800, Ya-wen Lin wrote:

> Hi,
> I've read the related documents and tried googling but the results are all
> about how to assign the path to the module's implementation c code for
> nginx to compile a module.
> My module will read/write files upon end-user's request, and my question is
> how to set the path so that my module will directly read/write in that
> directory.
> I found that without extra settings, my module will read/write the folder I
> initiate nginx. For example, if I run sudo nginx where pwd is /Users/me/
> html/data, then the dynamic module will read/write files from
> /Users/me/html/data.
> What would be the best practice to set the path to access data for my
> module?

Paths to modules as specified in the load_module directive are 
resolved from --prefix as set during ./configure, much like many 
other paths in nginx.

Maxim Dounin

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