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

serepo nginx-forum at
Sat Aug 28 01:55:17 MSD 2010

In addition to Jean hughes:

I also installed from the ppa in ubuntu lucid, and created
Then I made the user (& group) www-data, who apparently is created by
the nginx install package, owner of /usr/local/nginx/ with read & write
Start nginx with /etc.init.d/nginx start and youŕe ready to go.

Cheers Sebastiaan

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