[Zope-PAS] PAS Caching (sucks)

Sidnei da Silva sidnei at enfoldsystems.com
Sat Jul 29 11:44:08 EDT 2006

On Sat, Jul 29, 2006 at 11:02:10AM -0400, Chris McDonough wrote:
| Hmmm..  PAS' trunk PluggableAutheService class already inherits from  
| OFS.Cacheable and its _findUser method uses the available cache, so  
| it seems like what you want when you say "caching should be applied  
| at the 'gateway' into the user folder, where it emits user objects"  
| already works.  "Thread independence" is a property of  
| RAMCacheManager already.
| You do still need to configure the PAS instance to actually do  
| caching.  But this seems OK.  I think you can just ignore caching  
| when creating plugins if this is all you want.  Even though the  
| ZCacheable API sucks, the indirection here is good.  I wouldn't want  
| PAS itself to have a hard-wired caching implementation in it, and I  
| don't mind associating the PAS instance with a cache manager.

Same here. I am fine with the use of ZCacheable. It also can be used
with other cache implementations, for example the
MemcachedCacheManager to share the cache between multiple instances.

Sidnei da Silva
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