retrieving all keys

dormando dormando at
Tue Aug 28 07:57:57 UTC 2007

... I don't like the text the way this entry's phrased currently, but 
there's the common answer to the common question :)

Remember to avoid using memcached as a store, and try to use it as a 
cache or ephemeral storage. Your code shouldn't need to know what the 
keys are, as data the code updates, updates its own cache :)


patrickk wrote:
> I´ve just done some research on this topic, but I couldn´t find an 
> appropriate answer.
> What I´d like to do is: List all memcache keys in the admin-section of a 
> website (admins should also be able to delete certain keys, but that´s 
> not the question here).
> I´m currently using this code 
> ( to get some caching 
> details, but I don´t know how I can list all the keys.
> btw: I don´t know all the keys (of course).
> Thanks,
> Patrick

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