Re: [squid-users] COSS store types

From: Amos Jeffries <>
Date: Sat, 24 Dec 2011 03:17:33 +1300

On 24/12/2011 2:34 a.m., Benjamin wrote:
> On 12/23/2011 04:00 PM, Amos Jeffries wrote:
>> On 23/12/2011 11:10 p.m., Benjamin wrote:
>>> Hi,
>>> Can we use COSS store type in squid 3.1.10?
>>> Because as per squid wiki
>>> The coss store type:
>>> NP: COSS filesystem in Squid-3 has been deemed too unstable for
>>> production use and has thus been removed from this release. We hope
>>> that it can be made usable again soon.
>> Sadly that has not yet happened. Rock type was added to 3.2 with a
>> few useful extensions on the COSS model. If anyone is interested
>> there is still some use to be got out of fixing up COSS as a non-SMP
>> alternative to rock store, but not nearly as much as before.
>> Amos
> Hi Amos,
> Thanks for your kind prompt.So does ROCKSTORE is successor of COSS ?

Yes. In just about every way. The only benefit I can see of COSS over
rock is that rock has a hard limit of 32KB objects whereas COSS allows
the maximum object size to be pushed up a bit higher.

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