what's the difference between "proxy_cache" and "fastcgi_cache"?

Dayo nginx-forum at nginx.us
Tue Mar 1 18:47:23 MSK 2011

pig Wrote:
> I know that "proxy_cache" is often used for static
> pages(or elements), and "fastcgi_cache" is usually
> used for dynamic script(*.php,*.jsp etc.).
>       But what's difference between their
> implementation?   what content is cached by
> "fastcgi_cache", the script file itself or the
> interpretted HTML file?

Whatever is returned by fastcgi. Usually html.

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