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From "Joshua Slive" <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] Is Apache caching files in htdocs?
Date Fri, 28 Mar 2008 18:48:22 GMT
On Fri, Mar 28, 2008 at 2:42 PM, Mark Space <> wrote:
> Hi folks.
>  I'm a brand new Apache user with a brand new 2.2.6 install on Windows.
>  I found my config file, and I figured out that the document root is
>  htdocs.  I tested by typing "localhost" into the browser and I got back
>  a simple document that seems to be the same one as htdocs/index.html. So
>  far so good.
>  So I did a quick test, I edited index.html, saved it and hit
>  shift-reload on the browser. I got the original document, not the one I
>  had edited.  Which made me go all pop-eyed.  After looking around the
>  Apache web-site and my install, I can't figure it out.
>  Is there perhaps some caching?  Where should I look for that?  Is there
>  a way I can slap the server to make it flush its cache?  Something else
>  maybe?
>  Thanks for any help you can provide.

There is no cache unless you specifically configure one with mod_cache.

More likely this is some windows filesystem quirk or some issue with
your editor. Have you gone down to the command prompt and verified
that the file has really changed?


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