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From Jim Jagielski <>
Subject Re: RFC: extracting the mod_ssl session cache interface
Date Tue, 26 Feb 2008 15:07:07 GMT

On Feb 25, 2008, at 5:12 PM, Joe Orton wrote:

> The session cache interface in mod_ssl on the trunk is now mostly SSL-
> and mod_ssl-agnostic with respect to the data storage and  
> configuration.
> There is still some tight coupling between the session cache and the
> ssl_mutex interface, but that's next on my hit list.
> Is there any interest in seeing this extracted from mod_ssl and made
> available for general use?  It could probably e.g. be used by
> mod_auth_digest for the MD5-sess code, and I can think of some
> third-party modules which could probably use it too (mod_gnutls).
> My vague plan would be to finish de-SSL-ifying the code, then moving  
> it
> to modules/cache and calling it mod_sesscache or mod_socache ("small
> object") or something along those lines.


How about mod_gicache (for generic internal cache)? Otherwise  
is good. I'm expecting that it's a generic internal cache and
naming it sesscache may confuse the issue.

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