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From Graham Leggett <>
Subject Re: svn commit: r468373 - in /httpd/httpd/trunk: CHANGES modules/cache/mod_cache.c modules/cache/mod_cache.h modules/cache/mod_disk_cache.c modules/cache/mod_disk_cache.h modules/cache/mod_mem_cache.c
Date Fri, 27 Oct 2006 20:36:58 GMT
Davi Arnaut wrote:

> Because the data is already in memory. Why should I write something to
> disk, erase it from memory, and read it again shortly ? Why should I
> take care of something that is the job of the OS ? Why should I trash
> the VM constantly ?

Because reading slowly from a cache disk is less resource intensive than 
reading from CGI, proxy, slow NFS drives, etc. And reading from cache 
disk gives you SENDFILE. Try it out, you will see.


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