[Catalyst] PageCache support for caching redirect responses

Tomas Doran bobtfish at bobtfish.net
Mon Nov 1 17:39:46 GMT 2010

On 31 Oct 2010, at 08:38, Paul Flow wrote:

> Hi everyone,
> My Catalyst app supports requests using a variety of easily typed
> shorthand URIs that redirect to a canonical URI.  Determining the
> canonical from some shorthands can be expensive, but rarely if ever
> change, so I'm looking to cache the response (with its Status: 301,
> Location: ..., no body) so that subsequent requests for that shorthand
> get the same response pulled from cache instead of re-evaluating and
> re-generating the canonical and the redirect to it.
> I've tried to set this up with Catalyst::Plugin::PageCache.

Do you not want an actual caching reverse proxy in front of your app,  
such that this traffic never needs to take up an app worker when cached?


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