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NAME

Cache::SizeAwareFileCache -- extends Cache::FileCache

DESCRIPTION

The SizeAwareFileCache class adds the ability to dynamically limit the size (in bytes) of a file system based cache. This class also implements the SizeAwareCache interface, providing the 'max_size' option and the 'limit_size( $size )' method.

SYNOPSIS

  use Cache::SizeAwareFileCache;

  my $cache =
    new Cache::SizeAwareFileCache( { 'namespace' => 'MyNamespace',
                                     'default_expires_in' => 600,
                                     'max_size' => 10000 } );

METHODS

See Cache::Cache and Cache::SizeAwareCache for the API documentation.

OPTIONS

See Cache::Cache and Cache::SizeAwareCache for the standard options.

PROPERTIES

See Cache::Cache and Cache::SizeAwareCache for the default properties.

SEE ALSO

Cache::Cache, Cache::SizeAwareCache, Cache::FileCache

AUTHOR

Original author: DeWitt Clinton <dewitt@unto.net>

Also: Portions of this code are a rewrite of David Coppit's excellent extentions to the original File::Cache

Last author: $Author: dclinton $

Copyright (C) 2001-2003 DeWitt Clinton