HTTP Purge support for (fastcgi|proxy)_cache
johan at bergstroem.nu
Wed Jul 22 12:04:01 MSD 2009
On Jul 22, 2009, at 24:15 , Dave Cheney wrote:
> Hi Johan,
> Can you not just delete the cache files on disk ?
We tried this but encountered problems, so we're currently populating
the nginx cache from python in the cases where we need purging instead
of pulling stuff trough nginx.
> On 21/07/2009, at 10:34 PM, Johan Bergström wrote:
>> Hey guys (and girls)
>> We're using fastcgi_cache/proxy_cache quite extensively at our
>> sites, and are in dire need of purging content from our cache.
>> Explicit files will do in our case, but I clearly see the point of
>> wildcards. The only config option I can think of (except modifying
>> parts related to proxy_cache and fastcgi_cache such as
>> proxy_cache_methods) is some kind of "allow_purge" ACL that is
>> similar to the allow-directive already found in Nginx.
>> We can offer funding for such a feature if feasible assuming this
>> is open sourced and preferably ends up in upstream if Igor sees
>> fit. Please contact me off list for further discussion if you're
>> Johan Bergström
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