Re: acl performance

From: Duane Wessels <wessels>
Date: Mon, 01 Jul 96 20:06:29 -0700 writes:

>A question re. ACL lists -- if it searches the list sequentially, =
>and if=20
>a match is found (ie. let all requests NOT coming from =
>in) then will those sites see improved performance? If the ACL =
>is at the head of the linked list, you'd assume so, but I haven't
>had a look at the code yet.
>Point being, sites that don't have any filtering done can =
>not have to have each request checked against the entire ACL list.

Yes, that is exactly how it works. As soon as one of the 'http_access'
lines is matched, the searching stops.

Duane W.
Received on Mon Jul 01 1996 - 20:06:30 MDT

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