Where to find documentation for "--without-http-cache (disable HTTP cache)"

Igor Sysoev is at rambler-co.ru
Tue Mar 24 19:45:15 MSK 2009

On Tue, Mar 24, 2009 at 01:51:11PM +0000, Mark Alan wrote:

> Igor Sysoev wrote:
> >On Tue, Mar 24, 2009 at 11:09:07AM +0000, Mark Alan wrote:
> >
> >>Could someone please point me to some documentation about
> >>the option --without-http-cache (disable HTTP cache) and the related 
> >>module(s)?
> >
> >The option just disables building HTTP cache.
> What does the HTTP cache option do?
> Is there any usage case to show what is its purpose?

This is recent change:

Changes with nginx 0.7.44                                        23 Mar 2009

    *) Feature: the ngx_http_proxy_module preliminary cache support.

> Why is it set by default as HTTP_CACHE=YES in the auto/options file?

Because this is very useful thing for the most setups.

Igor Sysoev

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