memcached subscription notification

Brad Fitzpatrick
Sun, 27 Jul 2003 16:58:18 -0700 (PDT)

On Sun, 27 Jul 2003, Lisa Marie Seelye wrote:

> On Sun, 2003-07-27 at 15:49, Brad Fitzpatrick wrote:
> > Wow, thanks!  Where at?  Any patches I can include in the upcoming
> > release to make the packaging easier/smaller?
> Its in net-www/memcached.
> The only suggestion I would have would be to package the API and daemon
> separately.  This way end-users (and not necessarily sys admins) can
> download a small tarball instead of a big one.

I imagine that'll happen soon enough.  At first there was just the Perl
client and server, and I maintained both, so it was easier.

> Suggestions for the executable memcached would be a usage message (like
> --help), or a manpage to explain further what the flags do.
> Even though the website says libjudy isn't required, items.c still tries
> to include Judy.h.

That's fixed in CVS.  I'll make a new release soon.

> Support for start-stop-daemon would rock, or a graceful way to shut down
> the daemon.  Perhaps recording the PID of the forked process...

I plan on making a perl front-end which tracks pids, pid files, conf
files, stop/start etc.

> One of my colleagues wrote a patch to make the php API script not loop
> infinitly, see: and the
> attachment.

I don't know PHP, so I'll wait for the PHP client maintainer to read and
approve the patch.  (Ryan... look good?)

> I hope this helps.


> --
> Regards,
> -Lisa
> <Vix ulla tam iniqua pax, quin bello vel aequissimo sit potior>