On Tuesday 17 August 2004 07:29 pm, you wrote: = Mikhail Teterin <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote: = > Nathan Kinkade wrote: = > = > >On Tue, Aug 17, 2004 at 08:35:45AM -0400, Mikhail Teterin wrote: = > > = > >>Hello! = > >> = > >>I tried to use stat(1) to see the last time a file was downloaded = > >>through Apache. = > >> = > >>To my surprise, all three dates displayed by stat are long ago, = > >>even though the web-server's log is showing downloads from a just = > >>a few hours back. = > >> = > >>The file-system used to be mounted noatime, but I turned that = > >>option off some time ago. If I read one of those files (with = > >>head(1) or file(1), for example), the atime is updated. But if = > >>Apache serves it out -- it is not... There is no caching in Apache = > >>either. = > > = > >Is this all running on your local machine? If not, is it possible = > >that there is a proxy server between you and the host running = > >Apache? Perhaps a transparent proxy? = > > = > > = > There are not other servers and no proxies. The locally running = > apache logs successful requests for the files, but their atimes are = > not updated. = > = > Just checked -- the file was last downloaded 13 minutes ago, but all = > of the three time-stamps (according to stat(1)) point to many hours = > back... = = My guess on this would be that Apache is caching the file and has only = actually loaded it from disk once. = = Try stop/starting Apache and see if it has to reload the file to see = if my guess is correct.
Apache is restarted regularly here by newsyslog... -mi _______________________________________________ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"