[development] file caching abandoned?

Robert Douglass rob at robshouse.net
Tue Mar 6 20:28:07 UTC 2007


you can set the name of your cache.inc file in $conf in settings.php, so 
theoretically, this is there. Please pm me about the >30m page views per 
month site.


Steve Rude wrote:
> I have done much testing with memory based object caching using 
> memcached and I think it would be nice if there was the ability to 
> choose what type of caching you wanted (memory/file/db) and have the 
> cache.inc functionality basically an abstraction layer that the 
> storage mechanism can be taken care of by other include files ( e.g. 
> cache-memcache.inc cache-file.inc.  The same way that the database 
> abstraction works.
> I would be willing to begin some work on this if anyone is 
> interested.  We are building a Drupal site now that will need to scale 
> to >30m page views per month and I would like to work within an 
> accepted method to help grow and scale Drupal. 
> If anyone has any prior work or projects that can be looked at to help 
> get this going down the correct path, please point me in the right 
> direction.
> Thanks,
> Steve Rude
> On 3/6/07, *Karoly Negyesi* <karoly at negyesi.net 
> <mailto:karoly at negyesi.net>> wrote:
>     Hi,
>     I might be mistaken but I thought file caching was something much
>     sought
>     after. I found posts relating to it as early as 2002.
>     And yet, when the possibility has arisen for it to happen cleanly
>     (pluggable cache.inc), the code for it has been dumped into CVS on
>     August
>     26, 2006 and not a single cvs commit since then.
>     It's not used much according to the issues but that probably has
>     something
>     to do with not having a single release.
>     Is the community truly interested? If yes, then please a
>     maintainer step
>     up.
>     And yes, I have contacted the current maintainers three months ago
>     to no
>     avail.
>     Regards,
>     NK
> -- 
> Steve Rude
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