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From Dan Poirier <poir...@pobox.com>
Subject Re: mod_cache: store_body() bites off more than it can chew
Date Mon, 06 Sep 2010 13:09:44 GMT
On 2010-09-06 at 05:52, Niklas Edmundsson <nikke@acc.umu.se> wrote:

> On Fri, 3 Sep 2010, Graham Leggett wrote:
>> Been keen to do this for a while, this would definitely solve the
>> RAM problem, but wouldn't solve the time problem. Copying 4GB of
>> data from a slow disk can easily take minutes, and when Blu-ray
>> images start becoming common, the problem would get worse.
>
> Yup. The next step to solve that would be to be able to serve requests
> from cache while they are being cached. I don't know the RFC
> implications of doing this, but in real life it's really useful.

That would be cool.  If two requests come in for the same 4GB resource
close together, it's a shame to to have to retrieve it twice.


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