Memcached now available for Debian GNU/Linux

Brad Fitzpatrick
Mon, 29 Dec 2003 14:13:27 -0800 (PST)


Have you actually tested the epoll support?  Does the libevent in unstable
support epoll as well?

I can't wait to try this out!

- Brad

On Mon, 29 Dec 2003, Jay Bonci wrote:

> Good afternoon folks,
> 	Memcached is now available in the unstable branch of Debian, as
> 'memcached' and 'libcache-memcached-perl'.  As of the time of this
> email, it hasn't hit all of the mirrors just yet, but it is accepted,
> and it'll be there in the next 24-48 hours.  There is epoll support in
> the unstable debian libc6 packages now, so all you'll need to get
> maximum performance out of it is an updated kernel.
> 	I'm looking for feedback on the packaging from both users and
> developers.  It encorporates a /etc/memcached.conf file, which should
> make for easier option management.  You shouldn't be able to pass it a
> bad option (syntactically speaking); if you can, please file a bug.  If
> anyone can suggest performance tweaking and tuning tips from the field
> to be included with it as documentation, that would also be appreciated.
> 	I also have an unofficial woody backport available at:
> deb(-src)
> The woody backport includes libevent and passes smoke tests but hasn't
> been used in production / development.
> Any and all feedback would be appreciated. (Apologies if you received this message twice).
> 		--Jay Bonci