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From "Akins, Brian" <>
Subject Re: mod-cache-requestor plan
Date Thu, 14 Jul 2005 17:18:53 GMT

On 7/14/05 9:59 AM, "Ian Holsman" <> wrote:

> that wouldn't keep track of the popularity of the given url, only when
> it is stored. 

Which would be a useful input to something like htcacheclean so that it does
not have to scan directories.

> The priority re-fetch would make sure the
> popular pages are always in cache, while others are allowed to die at
> their expense.

So every request for an object would update a counter for that url?

I still think this would be better handled as an external process with some
"glue" between it and apache (IPC, dbm, shm, etc.).

Both approaches have disadvantages.  I guess you just have to choose your
poison :)

Brian Akins
Lead Systems Engineer
CNN Internet Technologies

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