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From Matus UHLAR - fantomas <uh...@fantomas.sk>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] Conditional disabling of caching (mod_cache) based on presence of certain cookie possible ?
Date Mon, 05 Mar 2012 14:48:43 GMT
On 02.03.12 15:29, Soumendu Bhattacharya wrote:
>        We use Apache + mod_cache for caching our website. Our mod_cache
>rule is such that it enables caching for all and then selectively certain
>url pattern is disabled (like some contexts). Currently the need is that if
>a certain cookie is present , the same url which was originally cached ,
>should now be prevented from caching. Say I was caching xyz.com/a/b.html ,
>but now if a certain cookie say NO-CACHE is present , the same
>xyz.com/a/b.html should not be served from cache. The url's which can
>contain NO-CACHE cookie is not limited (cannot be defined fully) and hence
>it looks like I need to check the presence of this cookie and then figure
>out a way to prevent (if the cookie is present) Apache from serving the
>content from cache.

Why a cookie? There's Cache-Control: HTTP header designed for this, not 
Cookie:

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