stats cachedump

Peter van Dijk peter at
Fri Jun 3 09:04:06 PDT 2005

On Fri, Jun 03, 2005 at 11:50:09AM -0400, Patrick-Emmanuel Boulanger-Nadeau wrote:
> > My apologies; this explanation is unclear. Objects that have reached their
> > TTL are not removed immediately; instead, memcached expires an object
> > when it is looked up, or when it runs out of space.
> > 
> Thus, STAT Bytes include the size of expired item, right ? Then it's
> not what Adrian needed :(  (and neither I ;) )

It includes the size of items that -should- expire but haven't been
actively -expired- yet. As far as I can see, memcached in it's current
design and implementation (with choices made for performance reasons,
to keep everything O(1)) can't do it any other way.


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