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From Justin Erenkrantz <>
Subject Re: cvs commit: httpd-2.0/modules/experimental cache_storage.c cache_util.c mod_cache.c mod_cache.h mod_disk_cache.c mod_mem_cache.c
Date Fri, 24 Sep 2004 02:06:09 GMT
--On Thursday, September 23, 2004 8:17 PM -0400 Bill Stoddard 
<> wrote:

> Justin Erenkrantz wrote:
>>> This little gem causes a regression. Because cache->handle is left NULL,
>>> we never cleanup stale entries in the cache (in cache_save_filter). Once
>>> CacheMaxExpires hits, the stale entry will never be garbage collected
>>> from the cache and replaced by a new entry.  Two ways to fix this come
>>> to mind right off hand (neither are optimal i expect):
>> Well, I don't know about mod_mem_cache, but I don't believe this affects
>> mod_disk_cache.  mod_disk_cache overwrites the old entry if it is told
>> to do so.  It's possible that mod_mem_cache should do the same.
> Will investigate.

Upon looking into what mod_mem_cache does, I think your first patch is the 
'right' way to do this.  So, I committed it.

Lemme know how that fares.  -- justin

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