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From Colm MacCarthaigh <c...@stdlib.net>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] mod_cache and conditional disabling
Date Thu, 25 Aug 2005 08:35:20 GMT
On Thu, Aug 25, 2005 at 10:30:19AM +0200, Axel-Stéphane  SMORGRAV wrote:
> It is possible by doing a bit of rewriting and tweaking of URLs.
> 
> Here's the general idea:
> 
> RewriteCond %{HTTP_COOKIE}	MYCOOKIE
> RewriteRule ^(.*)$ /DONTCACHE$1
> 
> ProxyPass /DONTCACHE http://backend.foo.bar/
> ProxyPassReverse  /DONTCACHE http://backend.foo.bar/
> 
> CacheDisable /DONTCACHE
> 
> or something like that.

I don't think that will work reliably. Although it will prevent requests
with the cookie set from being cached, it will not prevent responses for
non-cookie users being served to cookie users. This is because mod_cache
runs as a quick-handler, before mod_rewrite has had a chance to run.

-- 
Colm MacCárthaigh                        Public Key: colm+pgp@stdlib.net

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