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From Issac Goldstand <>
Subject Re: Visiting mod_authn_cache
Date Mon, 02 Nov 2009 10:58:14 GMT
Graham Leggett wrote:
> Issac Goldstand wrote:
>> I've actually gotten everything working except for the timeout thing. 
>> I'm probably missing something obvious in C, but this is what I'm doing...
>> I've got a timeout period set as a apr_short_interval_time_t, a
>> timestamp on each cache entry set as an apr_time_t, and I populate the
>> latter with apr_time_now() when I add the cache entry and compare if
>> (cache timestamp + the timeout < apr_time_now()) then use the cached
>> credentials, otherwise delete the old cache entry.
>> The odd thing is that I *never* get the else to run.  Ever. 
> (Not had time to look at any code yet, but this leaps to mind)
> Have you had a look at the mod_socache provider in httpd-trunk? The
> provider gives you a pluggable caching mechanism, and gives you timeout
> and max-age functionality for free.
> I would be strongly for reusing the existing modular socache code rather
> than inventing yet-another-cache in the tree.
> (Apologies if socache is what you're using already)
> Regards,
> Graham
> --
Nope, it's not what I was using.  I wanted to keep it 2.2.x compatible
since I need this module in production, although I completely agree with
the point.


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