libmemcache vs libmemcached

dormando dormando at
Fri Dec 21 08:51:48 UTC 2007

Updated to specify that libmemcache is no longer under active
development. No comment on the apr lib (Assume it's fine/supported). I
was there when sean and brian were talking about this, so I felt comfy
in updating it.


André Cruz wrote:
> I've tried libmemcache a few months ago and found it pretty unstable...
> Then I tried apr_memcache which has a memory leak which the developers
> don't seem to be interested in.
> I've been using libmemcached for some time and although I've found some
> bugs, which were quickly fixed, I find it is pretty stable now.
> Maybe this information should appear in the memcached API page so people
> choose the "best" C api first. I know I would have liked to have that
> information when I started.
> André
> On 2007/12/20, at 06:10, Qiangning Hong wrote:
>> has anyone compared the two C client library: libmemcache
>> <> and libmemcached
>> <>?  What are the pros and
>> cons for each of them?
>> -- 
>> Qiangning Hong

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