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Thank you very much. And for your note, I know the connections are
, it’s not a problem for me. To be sure, during a client is alive, the
ection won’t serve other clients, is it correct?
Maxim D. [email protected]=E7=BC=96=E5=86=99=EF=BC=9A
On Tue, Jan 22, 2013 at 08:16:36PM +0800, Liu H. wrote:
I want save state during a long connection (keep-alive) for=20
performance optimization in my own HTTP handler module, thus I=20
can peek up the saved state when handling requests, to speed up=20
response. Actually it’s quite like session concept. I saw=20
request struct has a member ctx, but what I want is a ctx on the=20
connection. It seems no way to save any customized variable to=20
the ngx_connection_t structure. What’s the suggested way to make=20
this if I don’t want the client hold something like session_id?
This was recently discussed on nginx-devel@ mailing list, and=20
probably the best way currently available is to install connection=20
pool cleanup handler with custom data and then iterate over=20
connection pool cleanup handlers to find your data. It is=20
relatively costly, but allows to keep memory footprint from=20
keepalive connections low and still allows modules to keep their=20
per-connection data in rare cases when they really need to.
Note well though, that HTTP is stateless protocol, and the fact=20
that request came from the same connection means mostly nothing:=20
it might be a request from a completely different user.