upload module "upload store" question

Valery Kholodkov valery+nginxen at grid.net.ru
Mon Dec 22 00:03:32 MSK 2008

You missed that the number of characters in buckets is optional:


The manual says "The directory could be hashed". According to my English 
  skills "could" means, though possible, must not necessarily be.

In your case:

upload_store "/hdd1/_uploads";

should suffice for what you want to have.

nginx.mailinglist wrote:
> So i got upload module and upload progress module working after alot of 
> sweat over the progress module configuration
> anyways just have a question about this directive "upload_store" i have 
> in the conf file
>  upload_store "/hdd1/_uploads" 1;
> i had to create 10 directories 0-9 in the above, is this really needed? 
> possible for the temp directory just to be a single one? that would 
> certainly reduce on the work required on some post upload tasks
> just wondering in case i missed something
> Regards

Valery Kholodkov

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