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From Dean Gaudet <>
Subject Re: mod_autoindex and caching
Date Tue, 21 Oct 1997 00:36:10 GMT
Well we scan the entire directory before generating anything already,
don't we?  It should be pretty easy to change it that way ... but that'd
be something I'd rather see after 1.3.  For now OS/2 and WIN32 can either
deal with it being uncacheable or come up with some small patch that does
the job...


On Mon, 20 Oct 1997, Marc Slemko wrote:

> On Tue, 21 Oct 1997, Brian Havard wrote:
> > stat()ing . wouldn't work on OS/2. I would suggest using the date/time of the
> > newest entry in the directory. Obviously a bit slower though as a full
> > directory scan would be needed, but still better than serving the request
> > again as that also requires a full directory scan.
> But a full directory scan is needed anyway; this just means we can't even
> send the headers until it is done.  Oh, and it messes up HEAD requests.
> Sigh.

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