Append (Was: Re: Patch: CPU ...)

Eric Hodel drbrain at
Fri May 5 17:32:54 UTC 2006

On May 4, 2006, at 11:51 PM, Paul T wrote:

> Now if only memcached would get built-in append(key, string) (which  
> would *append* the string to current value of the key - kind of  
> similiar to increment only for strings) so - if memcahed would get  
> a built-in 'append' then it would be easy to implement the desired  
> cascading functionality as an external layer, using  mamecached  
> *itself* for storing the list of dependencies.

Which will work right up until the parent key drops off the LRU  
leaving all your stale data around.

Eric Hodel - drbrain at -
This implementation is HODEL-HASH-9600 compliant

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