[RC5] LIFO? Is this true?

Jim C. Nasby nasby at enteract.com
Thu May 7 02:49:26 EDT 1998


The fact that you have a pproxy raises an interesting point that I forgot to
mention. If you set the client for online operation (vs lurk or offline), and
set the in and out buffer size to the same numbers, you will never have stale
blocks. And yes, the pproxy is FIFO.

Mooo!
dB!

Karl G - NOC Admin wrote:

> On Tue, 5 May 1998, Barry Wright wrote:
>
> > LIFO? Is this true?
> > If so there must be some blocks at the bottom of my buffer which have been
> > festering there for weeks.
> > Why is it designed this way?
> > regards,  Barry
>
> that's a good question... i asked a similar one before and didn't really
> get the answer i was looking for... ;)  one would think dupage would/could
> be decreased by using a FIFO technique.  I probably have blocks that are
> close to 3 months old on some clients.
>
> this brings up another question.... are the Proxy servers LIFO or FIFO??
> i hope FIFO.... i keep a 1000 key buffer... i know it can go weeks
> before completely getting emptied. (usually takes a network outage)
>
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