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  1. Solr
  2. SOLR-127

Make Solr more friendly to external HTTP caches

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    • Type: Wish
    • Status: Closed
    • Priority: Major
    • Resolution: Fixed
    • Affects Version/s: None
    • Fix Version/s: 1.3
    • Component/s: None
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      Description

      an offhand comment I saw recently reminded me of something that really bugged me about the serach solution i used before Solr – it didn't play nicely with HTTP caches that might be sitting in front of it.

      at the moment, Solr doesn't put in particularly usefull info in the HTTP Response headers to aid in caching (ie: Last-Modified), responds to all HEAD requests with a 400, and doesn't do anything special with If-Modified-Since.

      t the very least, we can set a Last-Modified based on when the current IndexReder was open (if not the Date on the IndexReader) and use the same info to determing how to respond to If-Modified-Since requests.

      (for the record, i think the reason this hasn't occured to me in the 2+ years i've been using Solr, is because with the internal caching, i've yet to need to put a proxy cache in front of Solr)

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        1. HTTPCaching.patch
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          Thomas Peuss
        2. HTTPCaching.patch
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          Thomas Peuss
        3. HTTPCaching.patch
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          Thomas Peuss
        4. HTTPCaching.patch
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          Thomas Peuss
        5. HTTPCaching.patch
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          Thomas Peuss
        6. HTTPCaching.patch
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          Thomas Peuss
        7. HTTPCaching.patch
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          Thomas Peuss
        8. HTTPCaching.patch
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          Thomas Peuss
        9. HTTPCaching.patch
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          Thomas Peuss
        10. HTTPCaching.patch
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          Thomas Peuss
        11. HTTPCaching.patch
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          Thomas Peuss
        12. HTTPCaching.patch
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          Thomas Peuss
        13. HTTPCaching.patch
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          Thomas Peuss
        14. HTTPCaching.patch
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          Thomas Peuss
        15. HTTPCaching.patch
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          Thomas Peuss
        16. HTTPCaching.patch
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          Thomas Peuss
        17. HTTPCaching.patch
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          Thomas Peuss
        18. HTTPCaching.patch
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          Thomas Peuss
        19. HTTPCaching.patch
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          Thomas Peuss
        20. HTTPCaching.patch
          34 kB
          Chris M. Hostetter
        21. HTTPCaching.patch
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          Chris M. Hostetter
        22. HTTPCaching.patch
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          Chris M. Hostetter
        23. CacheUnitTest.patch
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          Thomas Peuss
        24. HTTPCaching.patch
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          Chris M. Hostetter
        25. CacheUnitTest.patch
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          Thomas Peuss
        26. HTTPCaching.patch
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          Chris M. Hostetter
        27. HTTPCaching.patch
          56 kB
          Chris M. Hostetter

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              • Assignee:
                hossman Chris M. Hostetter
                Reporter:
                hossman Chris M. Hostetter
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