Re: Really ridiculous question on parents/siblings.

From: Duane Wessels <>
Date: Tue, 31 Mar 1998 22:55:28 -0700

Jaye Mathisen writes:

>If A is parent cache-to-be, and B and C are sibling cache's, then does
>A list B and C as sibling's?

No. But of course B and C must be allowed
by A's access controls.

>Or do B and C only list A as parent?


>Can a cache be both a parent and a sibling of the same set of caches?
>ie, my parent cache may have less storage than my customer sibling caches,
>so I want my parent cache (which serves as a customer cache at a
>different, less used location), to try B and C, rather than going
>out over the net, even though B and C probably used it to get the
>object in the first place.

This is possible, but you must be careful of forwarding
loops. As long as A lists B & C as siblings, you
should be alright.

Duane W.
Received on Tue Mar 31 1998 - 22:00:01 MST

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