Subject: Re: v2.2.24 released

Joseph Tam jtam.home at
Tue Apr 26 19:04:52 UTC 2016

On Tue, 26 Apr 2016, Timo Sirainen wrote:

>>> - auth: Auth cache is now disabled passwd-file. It was unnecessary and
>>>  it broke %variables in extra fields.
>> So settings like
>> 	auth_cache_size = 65536
>> 	auth_cache_ttl = 86400
>> 	auth_cache_negative_ttl = 600
>> are ignored/useless, and passwd-file auth lookups always results in file read
>> operation?
> passwd-files are always read fully into memory.  The file's timestamp
> is checked once a second to see if anything has changed and if so the
> file is reloaded.  So basically they're already cached with perfect TTL
> settings.

OK, thanks.  I will comment these settings out since they're not useful.

Joseph Tam <jtam.home at>

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