try_files based on file mtime?

Manlio Perillo manlio_perillo at
Sun Jun 13 21:20:11 MSD 2010

stdragon ha scritto:
> Igor Sysoev Wrote:
> -------------------------------------------------------
>> On Sat, Jun 12, 2010 at 12:19:16AM -0400, stdragon
>> wrote:
>>> How do I implement that last part? Say I want
>> cached pages to last 2 minutes. Something like
>> this would be perfect:
>>> try_files 2m blah/blah/$uri @otherwise;
>>> What's the best way to do this?
>>> If there's not a great way right now, would this
>> be better/easier for me to implement as a patch to
>> try_files or as a separate module with a separate
>> command?
>> Why not use the proxy/fastcgi cache ?
> I thought about doing that first, but it seems difficult to let php control the cache, like deleting specific files or clearing the entire cache when certain events happen.

What about proxy/fastcgi store, instead?

Stored response from backend are saved to well know files, so you have
full control over them.

It's not a cache, however.


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