[Mongrel] mongrel upload progress and nginx

Aleksandar Lazic al-mongrelusers at none.at
Tue Nov 14 03:11:14 EST 2006


On Die 14.11.2006 01:51, Zed A. Shaw wrote:
>On Mon, 13 Nov 2006 17:52:16 -0500
>"William Macfarlane" <wmacfarl at gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> Does anyone know whether the mongrel upload progress plugin works with
>> nginx?  It works fine for my app under pound, but not with nginx.
[snipp]
>> Does anyone know anything more about this behavior or a possible solution?
>
>nginx does buffer the whole request body before sending it to the
>backends.  This is why pound, pen, or balance works but nginx doesn't
>when you do upload progress.  Pretty much the only solution is to put
>the uploading part on a different box or port and run it directly or
>behind pound.

Yep, maybe in the future this feature could be deactivated.
Please stay tuned, I will say if this will be changed.

Regards

Aleks


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